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VA Researchers Receive Nation’s Top Award for Early Career Scientists

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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.

April 15th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 14, 2014

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No Wounded Heart in this Warrior: Army Veteran Travis Mills, a quadruple amputee, visited Dorn VA Medical Center to share his “Never give up-Never quit” mantra with others.

April 14th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 11, 2014

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When your son gets a tummy ache or scrapes a knee, you take him to the doctor. When your daughter chips her tooth, you take her to a dentist.

April 11th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 10, 2014

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Each year in April, we join in celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things duringNational Volunteer Week.

April 10th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 07, 2014

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Through their research, VA’s Health Services Research & Development Service investigators contribute to improved healthcare for Veterans.

April 7th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

New VA Bill Would Improve Outcomes for Vets by Proactively Addressing Common Failures

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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.

April 7th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Truth is love, so surrender!

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If we are all interconnected, as Dr. Allen Roland believes, we have been (in essence) interning ourselves, torturing ourselves, spying on ourselves, and going to war against ourselves.

April 7th, 2014 | Posted in 9/11,Editor | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 01, 2014

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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).

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund Presents Its Ninth Annual Dinner

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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.

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News | Read More »

VA Kicks Off Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic

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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.

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 31, 2014

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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.”

March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 26, 2014

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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.

March 26th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 25, 2014

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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.

March 25th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 24, 2014

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Brain Injury Book List: Offers a list of books selected to help people learn more about traumatic brain injury (TBI).

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

VA Removes Annual Income Reporting Requirement

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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.

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 21, 2014

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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.

March 21st, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Obama Favors Ukraine Citizenry Over Homeless Veterans

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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.

March 20th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Editor,Regional,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 19, 2014

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CDC’s Public Health Law Program and the Network for Public Health Law are co-hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 2:00–3:30 pm (EDT).

March 19th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Types of PTSD Providers and their Training

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Finding someone trained to treat PTSD can be challenging. If you or a loved one is struggling after going through some type of trauma, this makes the process even more difficult.

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Do ‘millennials’ have business acumen?

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Millions of people turn to Twitter every day to learn about local news, world events, and to participate in live conversations about topics that interest them.

March 15th, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

VetLikeMe Weekly, Edition 5.7 March 14, 2014

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VetLikeMe receives dozens of emails each week that convey various points of view of the veterans we serve.

March 15th, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

VetLikeMe Weekly, Edition 5.7, March 14, 2014–Feature Article

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This report is part of the RAND Corporation research series. RAND reports present research findings and objective analysis that address challenges facing the public sector.

March 15th, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 14, 2014

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VA’s seal turns 25 tomorrow. President Ronald Reagan signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Act Oct. 25, 1988, to establish VA as an executive department.

March 14th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 13, 2014

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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.

March 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Are We Really Taking Care of Our Veterans?

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When it comes to being on the wrong side of issues, those in Congress — regardless of political affiliation — have proven that they are fully capable of at least a modicum of success.

March 11th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Microtech, SBA Strike Agreement

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In the January 15, 2014 issue of VetLikeMe Weekly, we reported on Microtech, the embattled SDVOSB that was accused of abusing the SBA set-aside program for SDVOSB through its complex dealings with larger companies and improper representation as SDVOSB.

March 8th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

VetLikeMe, edition 4.6, March 7, 2014

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Ranger UpA trend-setting lifestyle brand and veteran-owned company, Ranger Up, announces the next phase of its successful veteran entrepreneurship program that seeks new candidates and increased funding.

March 8th, 2014 | Posted in Of Interest | Read More »

Help For Our Veterans

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Mankind’s earliest literature tells us a significant proportion of military casualties are psychological, and witnessing death can leave chronic psychological symptoms.

March 7th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 06, 2014

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During Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 2-8, we invite you to learn how VA is committed to patient safety with a systems approach to problem solving, focused on prevention, not punishment.

March 6th, 2014 | Posted in Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 05, 2014

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VAnatge Point recently sat down with Korean War Veteran and actor James McEachin for an interview.

March 5th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Top 10,Vet News | Read More »

 

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