No sooner following its incestuous birth and surreptitious inauguration, the brand new (for those of you in St. Petersburg) VA Form 21-0958 NOD (Notice Of Disagreement) is generating friction with attorneys for Veterans. And well it should.
Important video! Please take time to watch journalist Millie Weaver’s insightful and comprehensive coverage on the history of the Los Angeles National Veterans Home from 1888 through today’s biggest land fraud scam in American history that has forced 20,000 disabled and disadvantaged Veterans to live homeless and hungry in back-alley squalor.
Various factors may contribute to nonuse of mental health treatment. A survey by VA researchers of a nationally-representative sample of OEF/OIF Veterans indicates that gender and type of presenting problem are two important factors that affect treatment attitudes and likelihood of treatment utilization.
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve six bills during a full committee markup today. The bills cleared today address a number of issues, including: military sexual assault, VA executive bonuses, training and education programs for veterans, and veterans’ Second Amendment rights.
Gender differences in PTSD symptoms. The prevalence of PTSD appears to be similar in male and female Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is less clear whether there are differences in the types of symptoms reported. A study by researchers from the National Center for PTSD suggests more similarity than difference.
Nearly 212,000 veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by the VA, yet the organization believes that this number reflects only half of all PTSD cases in the U.S.
I received a query today from Ralph. Ralph tells me he has already waited 2 + years to get his denial for bad knees and a back from jumping out of things above the earth carrying 80 or more lbs of stuff that wasn’t part of him at birth.
You get to do the “Wolf! Yo! I say Wolf-yonder! Bring the guns!” on several occasions before the novelty wears off. Chicken Little didn’t get that email and was forced to repeat the blunder years later.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new hotline — 1-855-VA-WOMEN — to receive and respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans.
Lead public affairs specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office Capt. Ron Freeman turns on the computer monitor in his Heidelberg, Germany home and sits anxiously re-reading his resume one last time before his video conference call begins with a federal agency in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Across the nation, Veterans are preparing for the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games. The Games, representing the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world, are presented by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
Seven out of 10 Veterans and service members obtain services from private health care providers, making it difficult for the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense to maintain a complete record of a patient’s health care.
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today questioned Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki at a hearing on President Barack Obama’s proposed $153 billion budget for the VA in 2014.
For many Veterans and Service-Disabled Veterans attempting to do business with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the hope outlined in the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006 (the “Act”) has largely been elusive.
Disabled veterans can now move through airport security checkpoints without having to remove shoes, light jackets or hats, according to a new policy announced March 27, 2013, by the Transportation Security Administration.
The complaint is the culmination of an investigation by special agents from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs-Office of Inspector General, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey G Hughes, and special agents from the …
One hundred years ago, suffragists marched on Washington to promote women’s rights. In recognition of the anniversary, the National Archives created a Pinterest board where you can view photos, letters, a cartoon, and other documents from that period.
March is Women’s History Month. Throughout the month, the Department of Veterans Affairs salutes women Veterans for leaving their mark on history and doing their part to secure the liberties of this great nation.
Jim Fetzer: The key paragraph of Article VI of the Constitution of the United States declares,
This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and ...
dalethorn: I offer two suggestions: One, the genetic thing isn't merely a dodge, it is clearly and unambiguously (by Bible and Torah) idolatry. God made promises to ancient Hebrew people, but ...
Insider: Article six does not make treaties the law of the land, and does not obligate the US government to conform to the uN charter. What about this are you missing? ...
peter: Good article. Certainly "jives" with what Barrett, Duff, and Khalezov said on utube in an interview on truth jihad radio.
Jim Fetzer: Article VI gives TREATIES the same standing under the Constitution as the Constitution itself. You are grossly misunderstanding the nature of the relationship between member states and the ...