Joshua Bunn was a rifleman in one of the bloodiest valleys in Afghanistan, where his infantry unit killed hundreds of enemy fighters and lost more comrades than any other battalion in the Marine Corps in 2009.
VA is looking for congressional action on more than 100 legislative proposals, and 40 of them are new this year. Perhaps most notably, the department is looking for help to fix the Veterans Choice Program, which both Congress and the VA acknowledge is largely broken.
So, a cost of living increase wasn’t justifiable for we peons of the private sector masses, but it was perfectly okay for our bloated bureaucratic workers nursing at the government teat in Washington.
Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford introduced legislation Friday to give regional Veterans Affairs networks more authority to remove top hospital staff members.
Lawmakers could be headed toward a veterans omnibus bill covering a host of health, education and employment issues after House members passed a package of nine veterans-themed measures Tuesday evening.
About 15,000 veterans would be eligible for expanded disability compensation because of exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, NC, between August 1953 and December of 1987, change to: according to the VA.
A squat, off-white building away from the bustle of Canal Street, the Carlsbad Veterans of Foreign Wars post is almost indistinguishable from the surrounding trailers, recognized only by three flags and a tiny sign with “VFW” in thin letters.
Veterans Administration officials are working on a deal to keep the PainCare medical practice in the Veterans Choice program, officials from both organizations said Thursday.
Clara Reynolds, president and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, noticed a trend in the calls the center’s 2-1-1 contact phone line was receiving.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has resources available for veterans who want to start their own businesses or for small businesses that may have been affected by employees who have been deployed.
As we sit on the brink of 2016, we look back on 2015 and the progress made in the campaign to end veteran homelessness.
Under a $4.9 million contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) has welcomed the first veterans into its Bridge Housing program for homeless veterans at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Veterans Welcome Center.
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.
The sun hadn’t yet risen by 6:30 a.m. Oct. 24 when the CareerSource Suncoast mobile pulled into the fairgrounds parking lot.
Foxhole Homes broke ground on their first construction project on Rattlesnake Road in Tularosa Saturday morning.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has announced $12.8 million in renewal funding through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program to 20 community agencies that currently provide transitional housing with supportive services for homeless veterans under the Transition in Place (TIP) model.
CareerEco will host a virtual fair to introduce veterans to the graduate school opportunities provided by the Post-9/11 GI Bill®.
If you are not worried about the political correctness that is tearing our country apart, perhaps you need a course in the values that built America into the greatest country ever seen on this planet.
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.