In the January 15, 2014 issue of VetLikeMe Weekly, we reported on Microtech, the embattled SDVOSB that was accused of abusing the SBA set-aside program for SDVOSB through its complex dealings with larger companies and improper representation as SDVOSB.
Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today pledged to continue fighting for passage of a comprehensive veterans bill that includes a provision to extend a successful job-training program due to expire at the end of March.
Continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) into a 21st century organization, the President has proposed a $163.9 billion budget, a 6.5 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2014, that will support VA’s goals to expand access to health care and other benefits, eliminate the disability claims backlog, and end homelessness among Veterans.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program provides eligible veterans with the opportunity to obtain training and practical hands-on experience concurrently through the Special Employer Incentives program.
On March 9, the LA Marathon will once again overwhelm the Los Angeles VA with an estimated 30,000 runners charging through these grounds where war-injured Veterans are trying to heal from defending our Nation’s Flag and Constitution.
Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Bernie Sanders today welcomed a statement from The American Legion that Iran sanctions “have no place” in a comprehensive veterans bill now before the Senate.
There is wide political agreement that we need to do more to support our veterans and their families. A recent spectacular demonstration was the 326-90 vote in the House and 95-3 vote in the Senate to repeal the military pension cuts to veterans and active service members that were in the Ryan-Murray budget deal.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy receives the highest customer satisfaction score among the nation’s public and private mail-order pharmacies, according to a respected, independent study.
Camp Pendleton and Camp Lejeune had a lower cancer mortality rate than the US population., but that may change as the veterans get older. Compared to Camp Pendleton, Camp Lejeune had elevated mortality hazard ratios (HRs) for all cancers.
A government whistleblower who suffered retaliation from his agency has been vindicated by a Department of Veterans Affairs admission that it failed to reach out to 2,000 veterans in a research study who said they had suicidal ideas, many of whom later committed suicide.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is collaborating with Kaiser Permanente, a leading member of the health care industry, to pool resources and ideas to solve some of the largest and most complex challenges in VA health care.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the names of two new VA national cemeteries planned in Florida – the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Scottsmoor and the Tallahassee National Cemetery in Tallahassee.