For many Americans, including some Veterans, there are times when money is a little tight. It may be because of illness or injury causing time away from work, surprise expenses (like a costly car repair), holiday bills, or many other valid reasons.
The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Captain Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Monday morning, November 13, 2017, in Concord, Massachusetts, at the age of 93.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has an image problem. Recently the VA has been vilified because its backlog of cases has grown to mindboggling levels. By July 2013, more than 600,000 veterans had been waiting more than 125 days, some of them for more than two years, to get the help they needed. And while it’s no news flash that bureaucratic gears grind slowly (a problem, in this case, exacerbated by long-outdated computer processing systems), Peter Sills says there’s a lesser-known reason for the backlog: decades’ worth of government refusal to do the right thing.
This Holiday Season, we are Thankful for paperless care coordination of electronic health records between the Department of Veterans Affair’ (VA) and your participating community care providers! By electronically sharing your record with participating providers through the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE), your participating community care providers can better manage your care, so you and your family will not need to request and carry paper medical records from one health care provider to another.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A local veteran is fighting to get disability benefits for vets exposed to Agent Orange.
Melissa, 45, said she was not in a good place, emotionally speaking, when she retired from the Army in 2013. After all, she had experienced her share of trauma during her 20 years of service, which included deployments to Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan and other hot spots.
A hidden video from 2014 showed nurses laughing as a World War II Veteran repeatedly called for help and died while in their care.
A new government watchdog group found that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Denver violated policy by keeping improper wait lists to track mental health care that Veterans received.
As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that Veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark - In a Working 4 You follow up, Republican Arkansas Senator John Boozman proposed a law change lst week to extend benefits to Vietnam Veterans who served in Thailand and may have been exposed to toxic chemicals like Agent Orange.