Fighting crime and cancer
Lucretia Gayle (pictured above left, with Oncologist Dr. Andrea Leaf on the right), a 21-year Army Veteran and New York City Police detective who specializes in investigations of organized crime, weapons and drugs, described the highs and lows of her life after receiving a diagnosis of stage 2 breast cancer a year ago. Gayle recently talked about her experience at a Cancer Survivors Day event held June 6 at VA’s Brooklyn campus. The annual program was attended by about 60 patients, family members, friends and VA caregivers.
Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the Spanish version of the application for health benefits, as part of VA’s effort to simplify and improve the health care enrollment process for Veterans.
Kenneth Richard Devore was appointed as a Tennessee VA Field Examiner with the Fiduciary Program in 2013. He was responsible for protecting Veterans’ financial assets and setting them up for a great future.
A Veteran's sister claimed in a post that went viral that her brother waited eight hours before he was placed in a VA hospital bed. The VA says otherwise. Nashville Tennessean
The web spun by the Department of Veterans Affairs to justify another $70 million in IT funding for GI Bill systems updates fell on forgetful ears.
WASHINGTON — Few student Veterans receive academic credit for the training they received in the military, a problem that forces them to waste time and effort repeating work, Vet advocates say.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to provide agriculture training for military Veterans.
How Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter and two other Mar-a-Lago cronies are secretly shaping the Trump administration’s Veterans policies.
Last February, shortly after Peter O’Rourke became chief of staff for the Department of Veterans Affairs, he received an email from Bruce Moskowitz with his input on a new mental health initiative for the VA. “Received,” O’Rourke replied. “I will begin a project plan and develop a timeline for action.”
Marky Mark and the burger bunch will be adding to the family’s chain of fast-casual restaurants by opening the company’s first location on a military installation, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service announced.
WASHINGTON — In his first public speech since taking over the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie on Wednesday reiterated his promises to push that bureaucracy towards more customer-friendly practices and more flexible access for beneficiaries.