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VA REACH VET Initiative Helps Save Veterans Lives

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Suicide prevention is one of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) highest priorities. As part of VA’s commitment to put resources, services and all technology available to reduce Veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program called Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET).

VA national cemeteries to commemorate World War I centennial

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced its cemeteries will host wreath-laying ceremonies the week of April 6 to commemorate the 353,082 World War I Veterans interred in VA sites across the country.

VA Secretary Makes Strides to Improve Veterans Experience

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In an effort to elevate the Veterans Experience Office (VEO), the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David J. Shulkin, today announced the appointment of Lynda Davis, PhD, as Chief Veterans Experience Officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

VA Secretary Praises Congress for Extending Choice Program

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Today, following the U.S. Senate’s passage by unanimous consent this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that extends the Veterans Choice Program (VCP) until the funding dedicated to the program is exhausted. The VCP is a critical program that increases access to care for millions of Veterans. Without this legislation, the ability to use VCP funding would have ended abruptly on Aug. 7 of this year. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin released the following statement of support:

Veterans, Gold Star Families in Kentucky recognized by Medal of Honor recipient

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With the wind blowing steady through dozens of American flags, the Veteran and Gold Star Families community in central Kentucky dedicated a new memorial Tuesday in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation.

House panel will look into dispute over Agent Orange benefits for Navy Veterans

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WASHINGTON - A key House of Representatives subcommittee will probe Wednesday whether thousands of Vietnam War sailors who say they were exposed to Agent Orange can qualify for federal benefits -- as the list of congressional supporters continues to grow significantly.

Cost and VA skepticism still hound bid to expand Agent Orange-related benefits

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WASHINGTON - Sick Vietnam War sailors seeking federal disability benefits due to exposure to Agent Orange hit two familiar roadblocks Wednesday – congressional worries over the cost and a reluctant U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Navy vets see sinister move behind effort to deny them Agent Orange benefits

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs opposes a bill that would extend disability benefits to Navy veterans from the Vietnam War who served at sea and claim they were exposed to Agent Orange because the evidence of exposure is uncertain and the cost could reach nearly $1 billion, a top VA official said Wednesday.

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