The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is collaborating with Kaiser Permanente, a leading member of the health care industry, to pool resources and ideas to solve some of the largest and most complex challenges in VA health care.
Here’s a real heart warmer charity in Colorado. I read over their 2012 IRS 990 Sanctuary 990 2012 and it’s heartwarming to see real numbers that reflect the commitment we expect to see from a true charity.
In an amazing redux of Debby does Dallas, President and Mrs. Obama blew into Orlando with much fanfare to address the DAV hierarchy and dole out the political favors to America’s finest that keep them elected.
Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has met the goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Obama’s Aug. 31, 2012, Executive Order to Improve Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families.
No one really talks about the psychic damage that combat veterans feel when they take someone’s life, regardless of the military situation ~ but the effect is real and usually manifests itself as shame based guilt whereas the innate deep need to love and accept love is quite often permanently disabled.
Remember the quintessential Sound Of Music and Julie Andrews et al? Specifically, think of the musical scale song (Doe- a deer, a female deer etc.). Compare that to the trials and tribulations we encounter going up and down the ladder of our claims with the VA.
When I heard of (and finally understood) the gist of the new provisional ratings announced with great fanfare last week, Blazing Saddles came to mind. More precisely, Cleavon Little as the Western Union Telegram boy.
Here’s a tip from a former smoker. Michael, an Army Vet, says if your doctor gives you 5 years to live, spend it sharing your wisdom and love with your family. If you are ready to quit smoking, VA can help.
Frustrated by the VA’s failure to provide ample community based veterans support ~ Blue star mother, Josie Monaghan, has taken the bull by the horns and with the help of a band of committed local citizens has created a heart centered East County veteran’s drop in center, in Northern California.
On Jan. 20, VA released an enhanced VA Blue Button, adding several new categories of information from the VA Electronic Health Record. Blue Button is the personal health record inside the My HealtheVet self-service platform and through My HealtheVet, VA Blue Button enables Veterans to download an electronic file that contains their personal health information.
I read this article on the drugging of soldiers recently and realized that the men they are writing about represent a few tiny drops in the ocean of suffering that we as a society have created through war and the aftermath, through inhuman designs and inhuman acts.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will raise awareness of heart disease in women, particularly women Veterans and VA employees, at a “VA Goes Red” health expo Thursday, Sep. 27, outside VA’s central office at 810 Vermont Avenue.
A Letter from a USS LIBERTY survivor dated 10 June 1967 and a recollection from member of Rescue, Damage Control and Repair Team that boarded the USS Liberty on the early morning hours of June 9, 1967.
“The Untold Story of Israel’s Deadly 1967 Assault on a U.S. Spy Ship” blows apart the only American investigation that was ever conducted: the U.S. Naval Court of Inquiry’s white wash rush job that confirmed Israel’s claim of “mistaken identity.”
United States military personnel and civilian contractors deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan may be at risk for respiratory symptoms and chronic lung disease, including asthma and constrictive bronchiolitis.
JS: Today's article has a lot of material on several subjects! Now that I've read it once, I'll need to digest it for a while. One thing is already clear, though. ...
Charlotte NC Bill: Pan Am 103 was a Mossad suitcase bomb meant to target two CIA agents that were partnering w/a certain Shia militia and running opium out of the Bekaa Valley...the German ...
williammartin: I guess to be fair one should mention the highly prized "precision guided" weapon's used today. Had Saddam, Gaddafi ex-pat's of the CIA been the real target's much like Bashar ...
Charlotte NC Bill: True...St. Peters on N. Tryon here is run by the Jesuits....it's about the most un-Catholic "Catholic" Church I've ever had the displeasure of going to...
williammartin: Interesting post.
This is much like reading of the "REAL" Holocaust's that happened. Like in Dresden, Hamburg and so on as German families prepared for winter loaded their basements with coal/coke ...