The Senate has voted to end a special food allowance stateside that was conceived 14 years ago primarily to avoid more news reports of military families using food stamps.
The Department of Veteran Affairs has released a 50-page document, MyVA, outlining its improvement goals in the aftermath of last year’s internal report of doctored waiting lists that hid how long veterans waited for care.
President Obama today announced that he is nominating former U.S. Representative Mike Michaud for the position of Assistant Secretary of the Veterans Employment and Training Service at the Department of Labor (DOL-VETS).
In the wake of last year’s VA waiting list scandal, the House on Wednesday passed a bill to streamline the process to remove or demote Veterans Affairs employees who are not up to par.
We’re paying special tribute to our Vietnam War Veterans — 40th Anniversary of the end of the War.
A group of Marines trekked over 13 miles this weekend in nothing but their trademark short shorts known as “silkies” to raise awareness about suicide among veterans.
The former head of the Calhoun County Veterans Affairs office has been sentenced to 120 days in jail for taking money over his normal income.
39 U.S. marines who were missing in action during World War II were honored in a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam on July 26th.
Through the federal government employee shopping program, PayCheck Direct helps federal government employees and veterans buy what they want and need today, then make interest-free payments over 12 months.
A long-time employee of the Veterans Affairs Department has been charged with falsifying veterans’ medical records in connection with the scandal involving delays in scheduling appointments for vets seeking care.
Several people listed as part of the “Veterans for Trump coalition” formed by Donald Trump following his incendiary comments about John McCain’s war record have denied they are part of the group, the Guardian has learned.
A bill that would have helped wounded American vets start families was withdrawn after new amendments that would bar the Veterans Affairs from working with ‘organizations that take human aborted babies’ organs and sell them.’
By all accounts, the Veterans Healthcare System is broken, and too often, letting down the very veterans it’s supposed to serve.
Fellow Americans, this is a call to action for President Obama to end the inhumane treatment of war-injured and impoverished homeless Veterans by his Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and demand that his Secretary, Robert A. McDonald, immediately declare Los Angeles to be in a “state of emergency” for homeless Veterans, or be fired, posthaste.
Patrick L. Gualtieri, a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam who helped build a struggling New York City Veterans Day Parade into America’s Parade, the largest celebration of service in America, died July 21 after a short illness.
The rockets’ red glare; the bombs bursting in air is more than just lyrics to be sung during July.
Some homeless veterans will be moving from one camp to another over the weekend — with a twist.
On Saturday, the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and Habitat for Humanity, San Fernando / Santa Clarita Valleys (SF/SCV) hold a public ceremony where 26 Veterans and their families will be presented with keys to their new homes.
Despite cautioning from Psychology Today that military veterans are less warm and friendly than their civilian counterparts.
The de Blasio administration plans to announce Tuesday that the city’s municipal identification card will now include a category to provide veterans with access to certain benefits and services.
Staffers for Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., said officials from the VA’s Inspector General’s Office confirmed they found key pieces of paperwork from veterans’ claims files “inappropriately placed in shred bins” at the department’s Los Angeles Regional Office.
More than 238,000 of the 847,000 veterans in the pending backlog for health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs have already died, according to an internal VA document provided to The Huffington Post.
A fake gate-opening ceremony, a fake homeless welcome center, and other VA fakery, lies and fraud highlighted VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and his homeless expert Vince Kane’s recent trip to the Los Angeles VA and it hasn’t stopped nor has Veterans homelessness been reduced.
FirstLight HomeCare, a national Cincinnati-based provider of non-medical in-home care, has increased its franchise fee discount for veterans from $3,000 to $10,000. Available now to all U.S. military veterans looking to own a home care service franchise, the discount can be applied to the initial startup investment.
The NCHV NVTAC is hosting the webinar Providing Reasonable Accomodations to Employees with Disabilities on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Robert Johnston pulled tighter on the blanket shrouding his slight 89-year-old frame. The chilled air bothered him, but nothing else about his two-week stay at the Salem VA Medical Center’s Community Living Center was worthy of complaint.
Congress has approved the creation of a veterans’ identification card, making it easier for veterans to prove military service without having to produce a military service record or some other valuable document.
Laura Bush, the former president’s wife, additionally pocketed $50,000 after appearing for the group in 2011, ABC reported.
Alex Vancel is an American veteran of the Iraq War. He volunteered after 9/11, and America called upon him to fight on our behalf in the inferno of Iraq.
This time last year, Bruce Mitchell was on the cusp of homelessness. Now, he says he couldn’t be happier.