Please join the Ombudsman for a teleconference discussion on the H-2 nonimmigrant program for temporary and seasonal workers. Stakeholders are increasingly requesting assistance from the Ombudsman to address adjudication issues, including Requests for Evidence that cause delays in processing petitions.
Four Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers were among the 102 recipients of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) honored at a ceremony held April 14th.
Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME), the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, has introduced new legislation aimed at improving outcomes for veterans through comprehensive program management and accountability reform within the Veterans Administration.
The Research Clinic, a Web-based interactive training video aimed at teaching clinical and social researchers how to better protect research subjects and avoid research misconduct, was released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP).
The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund (FWSF), a Livonia, Michigan headquartered nonprofit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to assisting U.S. soldiers and their families, in coordination with Families United and Operation Care Package Michigan, will host its 9th Annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
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.
This April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2014 provides VA an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to assist Veterans who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma (MST). VA’s national theme in April is “You are not alone: VA supports survivors of military sexual trauma.”
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) extends far beyond combat Veterans. TBI is most often caused by falls, vehicle accidents, and violence and is a major cause of death and disability worldwide, especially in children and young adults.
VA’s Health Services Research & Development has videos on YouTube. VHA’s YouTube channel hosts a variety of informational and inspirational videos addressing many aspects of VA care—including research.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is eliminating the annual requirement for most Veterans enrolled in VA’s health care system to report income information beginning in March 2014. Instead, VA will automatically match income information obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration.
The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) will host its next webinar, “Understanding the Relationship Between Mild TBI and Post-deployment Health Concerns: Evidence, Clinical Implications and Treatment,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (EDT) March 27.
If President Barack Obama was as assertive at protecting the property rights of the Los Angeles National Veterans Home as he is at protecting the borders of Ukraine, we wouldn’t have 20,000 war-injured and impoverished U.S. Military Veterans living homeless and hungry in America’s capital for homeless Veterans.
The National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic kicks off March 30 in Snowmass, Colo.! The five-day Clinic consists of downhill and cross-country skiing, adaptive-sports workshops and educational classes, plus sponsored and self-directed activities, all aimed at providing opportunities for disabled Veterans.