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Phoenix VA Whistleblower Earns Induction into the Defense Information School Hall...

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Never did U.S. Navy veteran Paula Pedene think she would have an opportunity to be inducted into the Defense Information School (DINFOS) Hall of Fame, but here she is

Does the VA cover Nutrition Supplements?

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Written by Ben Bunting, BA, PGCert (Sport & Exercise Nutrition) What are Nutrition Supplements? What are the benefits of Nutrition Supplements? Who is at risk...

Pres. Signs Bill To Allow Veterans With Mental Health Condition to...

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Veterans paired with service dogs experienced a reduction in the severity of their PTSD symptoms, and they exhibited fewer suicidal behaviors and ideations.

Lax controls turn VA-State nursing homes into ‘death houses’

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Jim W. Dean - The good news is that as hospital ICU beds fill up and the death notices hit the local newspapers, vaccines are increasing.

Four times as many troops and vets have died by suicide...

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Jim W. Dean - This brings us to the most classic line ever written about war, "Truth is always the first casualty of war".

WaPo: How Trump Destroyed Veterans Affairs with Corrupt Appointees

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Three hours after he pressed the send button on his computer, Everett, a disabled Army veteran, was ordered demoted by one of the officials he had complained about

Big six veterans groups ask Trump to fire VA Sec. Wilkie...

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“The findings make clear that the secretary himself established a defensive posture and made decisions to personally disparage the veteran and circumvent the subsequent IG investigation,” the letter states.

VA Announces Initial Plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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VA will report directly to the CDC data on all vaccine doses administered by VA.

Court orders VA to redecide thousands of benefit claims denied for...

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Decision Marks Fourth Time Court Has Found That VA Violated 29-Year Old Class Action Consent Decree-

Orgy of heritage hate in Portsmouth, VA, while cops just watch

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Jim W. Dean - Taking these monuments down is not going to make anybody in the community better off financially, create new jobs, or reflect well on a city as a friendly tourist destination. 

South Korea Sends 500,000 Face Masks to VA

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Longtime partner and ally sends 500,000 protective masks

The Story Behind VA Shortage of N95 Masks

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The coronavirus pandemic had unleashed a bonanza for untested contractors riding a wave of unprecedented demand and scarcity of everything from hand sanitizer to ICU beds

Seized by Kushner and Company: VA Health Chief Admits Dangerous PPE...

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VA health chief acknowledges a shortage of protective gear for its hospital workers

VA on Path to Cure 100,000 Veterans of Hepatitis C

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is on track to eliminate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in as few as two months, in all Veterans willing and able to be treated.

VA Fraud, Trump’s Crime Spree Robs Vets

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...The [inspector general’s office] cannot determine the value VA gained from the Secretary and his delegation’s three and a half days of meetings in Copenhagen and London

Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 18, 2017

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VA to Step Up Treatments for TBI and PTSD

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The VA has been treating soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) for some time

Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 05, 2017

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VA hires providers with malpractice claims & criminal histories – media...

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The US Department of Veterans Affairs has a history of hiring doctors with dodgy pasts and malpractice claims – even when those appointments are...

Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 02, 2017

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Top 5 Veterans News: Nov. 20, 2017

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Top 5 Veterans News: Nov. 01, 2017

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Top 5 Veterans News: Oct. 22, 2017

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Veterans! Here’s your Top 5 News stories of the day compiled from the latest sources

NEO: The Unseen Victims of America’s War Machine

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Do remember, the Vietnam War was stopped, not by “peaceniks” but by combat veterans who hit the streets, people like John Kerry or, to a lesser extent, me. That these movements survive in a small way, in reality dissent has been criminalized in a world of fake information and even more fake leadership.

VA dentist may have infected veterans with HIV, hepatitis

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A dentist put nearly 600 veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin at risk of blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis B and C after failing to follow standard sanitation procedures. The VA is now offering free screenings.

VA secretary: Disney doesn’t measure wait times, so why should VA?

By SARAH WESTWOOD Editor's note:  My own wait times have hit 18 months or more.  But with new policy, which is failing to even make...

Worst charity for veterans run by VA employee

At first glance, the National Vietnam Veterans Foundation is a roaring success. According to its tax filings, the charity has received more than $29 million in donations from generous Americans from 2010 to 2014 for what it calls on its website "aiding, supporting and benefiting America's veterans and their families."

Fix for VA health snarls veterans and doctors in new bureaucracy

Veterans are still waiting to see a doctor. Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics.

Despite $10B Fix, Veterans Are Waiting Even Longer To See Doctors

Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics across the country. At one facility in Phoenix, for example, veterans waited an average of 115 days for an appointment.

Two VA Employees Lauded For Their Work With Homeless Veterans

Two Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) employees were named finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medal, also known as the Sammies.

Two-day event aids homeless and at-risk veterans

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A coalition of local organizations and businesses is working to ensure that the fourth annual North Florida Homeless Veterans Stand Down will make a difference in the lives of homeless veterans.

Veterans still face long waits at VA facilities

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While the waiting periods for treatment at Veterans Administration facilities aren’t as godawful as they were at one point, that doesn't make them good.

Over 125,000 veterans denied benefits by the VA – report

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Tens of thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with less-than-honorable discharges, many with physical and mental injuries, were being denied care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, claims a new report by a veterans’ advocacy group.

Whistleblower At Phoenix VA Continues His Fight To Save Suicidal Veterans

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Many of us are aware that veterans commit suicide at an average of 22 per day. We’re appalled by the daunting statistics while at the same time selfishly thankful that it didn’t happen to someone within our family.

Congress, VA mull multiple options to fix broken veterans’ care program

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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.

VA Expands Hepatitis C Drug Treatment

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it is now able to fund care for all Veterans with hepatitis C for Fiscal Year 2016 regardless of the stage of the patient’s liver disease. The move follows increased funding from Congress along with reduced drug prices.

VA Failed to Contact Tens of Thousands of Veterans with Pending...

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The Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed Monday that it failed to contact tens of thousands of the more than 800,000 veterans who have applications for health care pending, nearly 300,000 of whom died before getting a resolution.

VA convenes summit with veterans advocates to fix appeals process

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Top officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs will meet this week with leaders from several leading veterans’ service organizations, seeking common ground on a legislative proposal that would overhaul the appeals process for veterans’ compensation claims.

New VA hotline chief has a history of dropped calls from...

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A former Air Force officer chosen to fix the VA's problem-plagued suicide hotline has been running other agency phone banks that have a poor record of service, dropping as many as one in five calls from veterans, according to internal data provided to USA TODAY.