Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $188 million in grants for two programs benefiting homeless Veterans.
Six former team commanders of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels are forcefully opposing legislation that would privatize U.S. air traffic control services. In a 100-second video produced by the International Council of Air Shows, these former military aviators urge their fellow citizens to contact their congressional representatives to tell them to vote against H.R. 2997 which is currently being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives.
The National Cemetery Administration hosted a day of learning at Florida National Cemetery. Florida middle school students met with University of Central Florida students to learn about the impact Veterans made in national, state, and local history. Through the Veterans Legacy Program, college students presented their research to the next generation.
VA to make beds available where possible to non-Veteran nursing home residents affected by Hurricane Irma
Today, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced that VA is making beds available where possible to non-Veteran nursing home residents affected by Hurricane Irma.
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HealthDay News -- A diagnosis of diabetes comes with a long list of "don'ts." But new research suggests that coffee and tea probably shouldn't be off-limits because each may help prevent an early death.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies – today released the following statement after the Department of Veterans Affairs published their most recent Veteran suicide data by state:
Today, as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) continued efforts to improve timeliness of services for Veterans and their families, VA unveiled the Decision Ready Claims (DRC) initiative, a disability claims submission option with accredited Veterans Service Organizations (VSO) that promises to deliver faster claims decisions to Veterans and their families.
Veterans from across the country are set to participate in the 10th National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic from Sept. 17-22 in San Diego, California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 1 million Americans are awaiting a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average wait of nearly two years - longer than some of them will live.