The city is in the process of constructing a 70-unit building on Madison’s east side to help the chronically homeless, with 25 of the units reserved specifically for veterans.
In 1985, Ivan Figueroa Clausell filed a claim for a variety of conditions he said stemmed from a car accident while training with the Puerto Rico Army National Guard.
Two senior Department of Veterans Affairs officials accused of scamming the hiring system in the agency for financial gain were demoted Friday, the VA said in a statement released late in the day.
It’s Friday morning and time for Vincent Kane, Special Assistant to VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald, to fly home to Philadelphia for the weekend at the expense of the American taxpayer while he leaves behind thousands upon thousands of disabled, destitute and homeless Veterans that he promised to house and care for within the next 45 days, but failed shamefully with no hope in sight.
Cathy Cook personally sees the impact of her work with a charity that provides donations of all sorts of equipment and tools to veterans.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will unveil a wide-reaching plan to Congress Wednesday to merge and expand its unwieldy networks of private doctors, an acknowledgment that the government cannot address a surging demand from veterans for medical care alone.
First lady Michelle Obama has a proposition for any landlord eager to unload vacant space.
When Shane Whitecloud meets a homeless veteran, he often thinks: “There but for the grace of God, go I.”
The power and truth of a heart centered approach to self-healing has withstood ridicule and then opposition within the VA and medical pharmaceutical community ~ but it is now fast approaching the stage where its acceptance and value are self-evident.
Just when you thought the VA couldn’t swim any deeper into the cesspool of crime, corruption and retaliation, they plunged to even lower depths when they issued a falsified arrest citation to “Mr. Patriot” (Ted Hayes) for hanging two American Flags on the front fence outside the VA’s National Veterans Home and then forcefully removed and confiscated them as “evidence.”
The Department of Veterans Affairs doled out more than $142 million in bonuses to executives and employees for performance in 2014 even as scandals over veterans’ health care and other issues racked the agency.
President Obama focused his Veterans Day remarks on the growing ranks of former troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan and are now searching for new ways to serve their country at home.
World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France.
This Veterans Day, Simms is honoring those that have served our country like only it knows how—with the creation of a special edition Made-in-the-USA fishing wader.
The government shouldn’t be taking the life of people who spent part of their life serving the government and were wounded mentally in that process,’ said Richard Dieter, the report’s author.
Veterans Day is observed on November 11, 2015, and not only are people across the nation trying to find out what’s open and what’s closed on the federal holiday, veterans and active members of the U.S. Military are wondering where they get get a free or discounted meal on Wednesday.
Mike Rieker, a 69-year-old Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, relies on his Veterans Affairs benefits to get him through the month.
Los Angeles has the largest number of homeless veterans in the country — over 4,000 in the county.
The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization called a senior VA official’s concession during a congressional hearing tonight that the department has an accountability problem “one of the understatements of the year.”
Very few veterans take advantage of a Pentagon policy designed to make it easier for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to upgrade their discharge status and become eligible to apply for veterans’ benefits, according to a Yale Law Clinic report.
The sun hadn’t yet risen by 6:30 a.m. Oct. 24 when the CareerSource Suncoast mobile pulled into the fairgrounds parking lot.
Donald Trump, never one to do anything small, on Saturday chose one of the largest battleships the Navy has ever built to roll out his plan to “make the VA great again.”
Despite the generous benefits of the latest GI Bill, military veterans attending college are taking out substantial student loans, raising concerns among veterans’ organizations that they are unnecessarily diving into debt.
Just now, the United States Senate passed S.1731, the “Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act” which will protect the eligibility for VA homeless services of homeless veterans with “Other Than Honorable” (OTH) discharges.
My name is Randall Baxter, I am a volunteer veteran advocate, and I host The Veteran Next Door, a radio show that airs on 94.3 FM on Saturdays 9:00AM-10:00AM, Sunday 9:00-11:00AM or listen on the Internet at: knoxtalkradio.com
Veterans Day is a time of celebration. It’s kudos to the sacrifices many veterans have made. They put country before their family and friends.
Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign said Monday she is “outraged” by chronic delays for veterans seeking medical care or struggling to have their disability claims processed. But Clinton opposes privatizing the system and intends to lay out a plan next month to make further changes.
VA Retaliates Against Veteran Whistleblower With False Arrest and Confiscation of His American Flags
Under the apparent orders of top VA officials, VA police issued a deceptive arrest citation and confiscated the American Flags of Veteran whistleblower Bob Rosebrock at the Old Veterans Guard’s 397th consecutive Sunday Rally to “Save Our Veterans Land” and to “Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME.”
Study finds soldiers have far higher risk of developing MND compared with people who never served in the armed forces
The Veterans Affairs Department is trying to recoup more than $200 million in overpayments that mistakenly went to veterans using GI Bill benefits to attend school, according to a government watchdog group.