When Bill Montanari, a Disabled Vietnam veteran with two Purple Hearts, checked himself into the Leeds, VAMC for treatment of his PTSD back in 2012, he did not expect to be bullied by the Hospital Administrator, Roger Johnson.
Theresa Van Den Eeden is one of 12 Northern Illinois University students gaining real-world experience while telling disabled veterans’ stories for a good cause.
VAnatge Point recently sat down with Korean War Veteran and actor James McEachin for an interview.
As a way to help expand your professional opportunities, check out job-related education and training information on CareerOneStop. You’ll find resources on certifications, apprenticeships, financial aid, and more.
The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org), a nonprofit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is praising recent legislation that would form a commission to evaluate new ways to reduce the backlog of veterans’ claims.
If you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, visit Military Pathways to take a free, anonymous, online self-assessment for common mental health conditions such as depression, posttraumatic stress disorder or generalized anxiety disorder.
With senior poverty in the United States significantly increasing, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today expressed deep concern that Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees may receive only a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment next year.
In a Central District Federal Courtroom on August 16, it was a battle over “plain language” as a team of well-prepared ACLU attorneys overwhelmed an unimpressive team of U.S. Attorneys from the Department of Justice in defining the law and the facts regarding a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on behalf of disabled and homeless Veterans.
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Applauds Department of Transportation’s Training Grants for Vets
The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, applauds the Department of Transportation’s grant to assist veterans in getting hired in the commercial trucking industry.
Veterans groups are rising up against what they consider a “shameful” move by Republican state lawmakers to strap limits on a popular tax credit for 100 percent disabled veterans and surviving spouses.
Fellow Americans, Reveille is sounding and it’s time to wake up!
Our country is in a “State of Emergency” as a major war is being waged on our homeland soil against the very men and women who wage war in our behalf around the world.
The Senate tonight voted to block cuts in benefits for Social Security and disabled veterans.
As a Friday deadline neared in Congress’s latest budget showdown, Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today questioned veterans group leaders about a proposal that would cut the benefits of more than 3.2 million disabled veterans and more than 55 million Social Security recipients.
HAS THERE BEEN A SECRET 100 YEAR PLAN TO ABUSE, ABANDON AND EVENTUALLY REPLACE THE AMERICAN SOLDIER WITH ROBOTS AND AUTOMATED WAR MACHINES ? by Preston James The American Soldier has been the greatest war-fighter in the world. Is the Secret Shadow Government (SSG) now engaged in a long term plan to abuse, abandon, debase and replace the American Soldier with fully […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the appointment of six new members to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans.
Veterans with Physical Disabilities Take on Sports: Disabled U.S. Navy Veteran and U.S. Paralympian Michael Johnston encourages fellow Veterans to use adaptive sports to get back in the game with a new PSA from VA and U.S. Paralympics.
The Southwest Riverside County chapter of the Military Officers Association of America meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5,” and “is focused on supporting members who are struggling with the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
More than 200 wounded Veterans are taking part in this year’s Ride 2 Recovery, a seven day, 450 mile bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Many of the Vets were recruited at VA’s resident trauma recovery program.
A close up of a person with a prosthetic leg walking down a wooden staircaseThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Kinesiotherapy services to Veterans and Servicemembers by using scientifically based exercises that are modified to enhance the strength, endurance, and mobility of individuals with physical limitations or those requiring extended physical conditioning.
The goal of the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic is to let our nation’s heroes know that they can successfully adapt to their new lives after an injury, discover new interests and continue to participate in many activities they enjoyed in the past.
Disabled Veterans are among the athletes competing at the Paralympics in London. Army Vet Eric Hollen, pictured left, represented the U.S. in the target shooting competition.
If you’re a Northern California veteran who has waited a year for a decision on a war-related disability claim, you might consider a move to South Dakota — where the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs typically responds in less than half the time.
If you’re a Northern California veteran who has waited a year for a decision on a war-related disability claim, you might consider a move to South Dakota – where the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs typically responds in less than half the time.
The Clinton mom has been serving as a caregiver for her son, Nathan Florey, now 27, since he suffered an aneurysm during a 2008 Army deployment to Iraq.
Anyone who has been paying the slightest bit of attention knows that we are living in some very perilous times here on American soil.
The House unanimously approved Monday two bills meant to help jobless and disabled veterans
The best way to learn about opportunities is to talk to your VA clinical team who can help you choose the right sport.
Rebecca Tews sat at her kitchen table in North Aurora, Illinois, stared into her laptop and tried to find a place for her family to live.
Zahid Chaudhry, a disabled US Army vet, is facing deportation proceedings because he volunteered to assist his local police department as an emergency volunteer.
Improving the health and health care of women Veterans is a high priority within the Department of Veterans Affairs, said a panel of leading researchers on March 27.