It’s a twist on the usual not-in-my-backyard story: A group in Hollywood is desperately trying to open a homeless shelter.
Veterans Choice health care program growing in popularity in Oklahoma
MUSKOGEE — Okmulgee County Veteran Jack Flanagin says the Veterans Choice program has been “a godsend.”
But it hasn’t always been that way.
The Social Security Administration’s Office of Inspector General found cases where more than 3,900 beneficiaries, marked deceased in the Veterans Affairs Department database, could still be receiving Social Security payments.
Event scheduled Friday at Memorial Hall
A free expo will be held later this week by American Legion Post 13 to connect area Veterans with services and discounts available to them.
Rep. Seth Moulton is scheduled to travel late this month to Iowa where he’ll be one of three congressmen headlining a Democratic fundraiser in Des Moines -- the Polk County Steak Fry.
The backlogs, delays, and other scandalous shortcomings at the Department of Veterans Affairs have been crying out for reform for years. So it is a shame that the wall-to-wall coverage of Charlottesville, Afghanistan, and President Trump’s tweets drowned out the news that he had signed a promising measure on the V.A.
OGDENSBURG — State Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, sent a letter to Col. Eric J. Hesse, director of the New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs, expressing concern that the division might be attempting to skew statistics to justify closing the division’s Ogdensburg office.
The message from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be There.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2017 — The Defense Department released guidance today to clarify the liberal consideration given to veterans who request upgrades of their discharge saying they had mental health conditions or were victims of sexual assault or sexual harassment.
A major study about marijuana's effects on treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) began last February, but so far it's been difficult to make any conclusions. And the reason is obstruction from Veterans Affairs' hospitals.