The Department of Veterans Affairs announced plans on Monday to begin revising how it grants disability benefits for veterans who lived at Camp Lejeune, a Marine Corps base in North Carolina, during the 30-plus years that toxic chemicals tainted the base’s drinking water.
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.
Some homeless veterans will be moving from one camp to another over the weekend — with a twist.
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.
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.
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.
This time last year, Bruce Mitchell was on the cusp of homelessness. Now, he says he couldn’t be happier.
President Obama will soon roll out the White House’s red carpet to greet Vietnam’s Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong.
A great benefit you may not be using WASHINGTON – There are many benefits that are available to Retired Soldiers online.
It has taken more than 40 years, but Connecticut veteran Conley Monk has won his battle to have his military discharge status upgraded and can now receive federal benefits.
The man identifying himself as Bobby Thompson was convicted in 2013 of racketeering, theft, money laundering and 12 counts of identity theft.
The Hagerstown Housing Authority is one of 300 public housing authorities receiving special vouchers for homeless veterans, to help place them in a more permanent living situation.
The Internet has been transformational, from how we communicate with friends and family to how we shop, and more recently, how we heal.
With sweat and muscle, 28 volunteers put it all on the line Saturday for America’s military veterans.
Memorial Day is a time set aside to honor those who have lost their lives in service to their country. Many also use it as an opportunity to thank current service personnel and veterans.
The House approved a series of bills Monday aimed at helping veterans win government-paid jobs, get small business loans or obtain other assistance.
Advocates applauded the progress the Department of Veterans Affairs has made in a much-maligned program …
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) oversees a disability program that makes payments through the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to compensate U.S. veterans for medical conditions or injuries that are incurred or aggravated during active duty in the military..
A former federal employee in Michigan has admitted to embezzling at least $150,000 from a Department of Veterans Affairs retail store and spending it all on an addiction to gambling, prostitutes and strippers, including lap dances from a stripper named “Ashley,” according to a criminal complaint filed this week in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
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.
The Department of Labor (DOL) and National Veterans Training Institute (NVTI) have developed a series of webinars supporting employment for homeless veterans. This webinar series is supported by the NCHV TA Center.
From 1962 to 1974, the Department of Defense’s Deseret Test Center in Fort Douglas, Utah planned and conducted a series of biological and chemical warfare vulnerability tests. These tests are known as Project 112 and Project SHAD and consisted of both land-based and sea-based tests at different locations. Approximately 6,000 U.S. Servicemembers were involved in […]
Robert A. “Bob” McDonald, the 8th Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), announced soon after his Senate confirmation:
Congresswoman Corrine Brown, the Ranking Member on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced H.R. 1575, a bill to make permanent a successful psychiatric and psychological counseling pilot program run by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for newly returned women veterans.
Sarah Palin is using recent scandals to apparently push for the dismantling of the Veterans Administration.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accelerating the deployment of a state-of-the-art tool to help protect Veteran patients using high doses of opioids or with medical risk factors that put them at an increased risk of complications from opioid medications.
Air Force veteran Mark Gendron lives just a few miles from a psychiatrist who can help treat his post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has announced proposed regulations that will affect needs-based programs such as Pension and Aid and Attendance for older veterans and their surviving spouses.