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Veteran Service Organizations
Alex Graham issues public apology to Wounded Warrior Project and All U.S. Veterans.
A Navy veteran has pleaded guilty to charges that he lied about his company’s qualifications to the Veterans Affairs Department to get $1.5 million in contracts for work at one of its hospitals.
To get assistance for a wounded veteran in New Jersey, they had to request money from a very poor city, Nogales, Arizona! Thank you, Nogales. You’re good people.
It’s great being popular, if you’re popular for the right reasons. But when you’re popular and other people make money off your popularity, it’s usually not so great.
Spouses of Veterans Household 6 is a comprehensive network to bring reliable resources to military and veteran families. Over the years they have noticed that while there were many resource sites with useful links there wasn’t any one site that broke each resource category up into a user friendly knowledge base. So they set out to change everything!
Originally called “Armistice Day” as well as a U.S. holiday to honor the end of World War I. However, Nov. 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
A small puddle formed on a dust- and dirt-covered floor as water dripped from a huge hole in the ceiling.
The stories keep coming—relentlessly. Daily in the national media—on TV, radio, online and on the printed page—are heartrending tales of broken young veterans returning from the recent wars, and their heroic caregivers.
The Veterans Affairs Department and other government agencies are not doing enough to help women who served in the military, even as their number is rising dramatically, according to a new report.
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:
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.
President Barack Obama announced today a series of executive actions that will strengthen access to timely, high-quality healthcare and services for veterans.
Nearly 80,000 veterans eligible for the new G.I. Bill saw their college terms disrupted last year because the VA was late distributing $61 million in housing and book stipends, according to estimates released by the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General Friday.
VA is changing its monetary burial benefits regulations to simplify the program and pay eligible survivors more quickly and efficiently. These
Austin’s School of Spa Technology is the first career institute in the country to offer a program in Tattoo Artistry, and is now approved for VA Education Programs, such as MyCAA and ACCES-VR. Tattoo Artistry is the sixth program offered at Austin’s, other programs include, Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Make Up Artistry.
Mildred Elley has recently been approved to offer VA Education Programs, such as MyCAA and ACCES-VR for its online division programs.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki made the following statement on the allegations regarding the Phoenix VA Health Care System:
Veterans and active-duty military personnel with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, are now presumed medically eligible for grants up to almost $68,000 to adapt their homes, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that more than 400 disabled Veterans are hitting the slopes this week at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, Colo., the largest adaptive sports event of its kind in the world, scheduled from through April 4.
On March 8, Malaysian Air Flight 370 disappeared with 239 persons on board from 15 nations and regions with the majority of them Chinese citizens. There were three American passengers on board the fateful flight.
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.
A current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data — recently launched a new guidebook entitled “Higher Education Resources for Veterans and Their Families.”
The House’s $1.1 trillion spending bill, passed Wednesday, cuts most veterans’ retirement benefits and is a “total betrayal” of those who served in the military, says the founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
AMVETS is speaking out against recent decisions that are gravely impacting the benefits our uniformed service members have fought for and earned through their honored service to our country.
Nothing says “Thank You” like a great burger and Shoney’s is set to prove it, as the iconic all-American restaurant brand will thank our nation’s veterans and troops with a FREE All-American Burger on Veterans Day
– November 9-10 special collection in parishes nationwide to support pastoral services for Catholics in the U.S. armed forces and VA Medical Centers
All gave some; some gave all; and some take the time to remind us of what it’s all about!
Frustrated by the VA’s failure to provide ample community based veterans support ~ Blue star mother, Josie Monaghan, has taken the bull by the horns and with the help of a band of committed local citizens has created a heart centered East County veteran’s drop in center, in Northern California.
The report indicates that the percentage of Veterans who die by suicide has decreased slightly since 1999, while the estimated total number of Veterans who have died by suicide has increased.