The conference, sponsored by the Justice for Vets division of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, focuses on veterans involved in the criminal justice system as a result of substance abuse and mental health problems.
Ten years ago, My HealtheVet began as an electronic health record (EHR) pilot program with 7,000 users nationwide. Today, more than 2.5 million registered users actively participate in their health care using My HealtheVet.
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 pleased to announce its newly redesigned website, which is now live at www.dvnf.org.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that a new national report shows a 24 percent reduction in homelessness among Veterans since 2010.
Find more photos from the graduation here. Thirteen happy and formerly homeless Veterans were the center of attention at a graduation ceremony for the 2013 Homeless Veterans Apprenticeship Program class Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C. The graduates had just completed …
About 70,000 disabled veterans who served on active duty after 9/11, and were medically discharged with disability ratings of 20 percent or less, still have a shot to gain “retiree” status, with base shopping privileges and lifetime eligibility to TRICARE for them and families.
On Nov. 1, 1945, in response to both Congress and Veterans, VA created the Prosthetic Appliance Service. In 2008, VHA established the first National Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) Day, which evolved into National PSAS Week in 2012.
The mastermind of a 15-year kickback scheme that cost the Navy $18 million was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison, a sentence a federal judge said was meant to punish as well as send a message to other government employees.
On Sept. 20, the Army published its plan to modernize Army Knowledge Online (AKO). The plan transitions business users to a suite of more secure, interoperable Department of Defense (DOD) services. The improved security requires users to have Common Access Cards (CAC) embedded with users& #8217; personal digital certificates.
On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at the House Triangle on the east front of the U.S. Capitol, leaders from the House and Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs as well as representatives from leading veterans service organizations (VSOs) will hold a press conference to call for swift congressional approval of legislation to extend advance appropriations to all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs.
The Marine Corps Uniform Board has pulled its survey of options for a gender-neutral dress and service cover after widespread negative reaction to one of the options, which has been slammed as “girly” and “appalling.”
PTSD: Exposure versus Cognitive Therapy: VA is preparing to launch a study that will examine the two leading forms of treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Mike Prendergast, executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, urged members of the Volusia and Flagler county chapters of the Military Officers Association of American to be active on state veterans issues and, in particular, help pass a bill to give in-state tuition breaks to veterans.
In a moment of quiet reflection, Ed Ayers sat in front a wall etched with the names of 241 Americans who were slaughtered 30 years ago when a suicide bomber drove a truck into a four-story military barracks in Beirut. He wept as he remembered his own peacekeeping service before his unit was replaced by the troops who were attacked.
jvmcdee: No, Judgement. Neither the two R. Pauls nor POTUS pass the 9/11 Truth litmus test. If they cannot speak whole Truths about 9/11 they and their word cannot ...
Charlotte NC Bill: Yup..that's part of the reason they infiltrated the Church with liberals/modernists/outright communists/homosexuals..now it's so compromised it can't say anything about anything important...it's a spent, useless NGO...Mission Accomplished..
Charlotte NC Bill: Yup..he's about as catholic as Abe Foxman....that's the state of the Church..
Charlotte NC Bill: This Pope is about the most modernist, anti-Catholic Pope since Paul VI....he won't say/do anything that would upset the synagogue of satan...he's essentially, practically speaking, on their side..Until vatican II ...
John Kirby: Hi Bill, "so long as the Jewish Lobby does not control the web...." It seems they are making moves to do just that.