Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, met this morning with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss reforms to the Department that will improve the delivery of services and benefits to veterans and their families. Michaud released the following statement after today’s meeting:
California State University, Los Angeles is one of the “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report 2015 “America’s Best Colleges” issue, being listed at #29 in the western region.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced today the first of several proposed starting points for comprehensive changes to how our nation’s veterans receive services and benefits.
Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines released by the Defense Department on Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a hearing Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Washington, D.C., on the findings of an investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center at Phoenix.
A Philadelphia Inquirer story had the local VA Regional Office scrambling to cover their tracks when the paper reported that pictures of Oscar the Grouch in its internal training guide WERE NOT meant to depict veterans.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, released the following statement this afternoon in response to the release of the VA OIG report looking into allegations of wrongdoing in Phoenix:
Federal grants announced this month totaling $2.6 million to help homeless veterans in Southern Nevada don’t solve the problem to transition the vets into jobs that will keep them off the streets, according to James Cappello, a Chicago investor and manager for a new-concept project for homeless vets.
The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry will co-host a mental health summit focused on the mental health of veterans and their families Thursday, August 21.
A $500,000 grant will help dozens of local veterans receive much-needed repairs to their houses. The Meals on Wheels and More Home Repair Program received a check from The Texas Veterans Commission Fund at a presentation Tuesday.
Veterans Today has been working with Bob Krause for many years. We will support his candidacy for the US Senate in his run against Chuck Grassley and we urge our readers to support and be involved in the Hot Springs project as well
In a year when the Department of Veterans Affairs has repeatedly come under fire for problems ranging from deadly delays in medical appointments to its hefty backlog of benefit claims, the need for legal assistance for veterans has often taken a lower priority.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced Monday the award of $2.1 million in homeless prevention grants to the counties of Honolulu, Central Oahu, Leeward Coast, North Shore, Windward Coast, Kapolei, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island.
As a volunteer last year at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, I would say the excitement at the games equaled or surpassed the excitement at professional golf, football, baseball, basketball and soccer championships whether it was a wheelchair rugby game or a wheelchair obstacle course.
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What Happened: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who chairs the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa “I’m glad people have this 9/11 mentality again.”
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Chandler: Yes. I thought it was just my hatred for him. Odd you would mention this. How can this one man, like Hitler I suppose, con the people ...
Allesandro: It's always provocative to watch. This is Bill Clinton when asked about 9/11/01 being "an inside job" and him saying "How Dare You,...HOW DARE YOU"
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Allesandro: The short video below talks about some new pictures taken of the events on 9/11/01 that are suppose to be shown for the first time this Sat. 9/13/14 in NYC ...