CHICAGO — An Army Veteran with a green card who faces deportation because of a 2008 drug conviction has been denied U.S. citizenship.
DAYTON, Ohio — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle has been moved into its new home at an Ohio museum after years of restoration work, but won’t go on public display until May.
US Air Force Veterans who participated in the spraying missions of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War have a more than twofold increased risk of developing a condition called monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance, or MGUS, a precursor to multiple myeloma. An association between Agent Orange and multiple myeloma has been suspected based on other studies involving farmers and agriculture workers, but this study provides the first direct evidence linking Vietnam Veterans exposed to Agent Orange with MGUS.
VA Secretary David Shulkin suggests he favors expansion of Agent Orange-related health care and disability compensation to new categories of ailing Veterans but that factors like cost, medical science and politics still stand in the way.
WASHINGTON — House appropriators released their omnibus budget bill on Wednesday without a proposed package of veterans reforms included, a missed opportunity that has lawmakers and veterans groups worried whether the ideas will ever move forward.
A new policy memo from President Donald Trump concerning transgender service members may allow some to serve, but keep in place tight restrictions for many.
Researchers at the New Jersey War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) are actively trying to develop better treatments for Gulf War Veterans with Gulf War Illness (GWI).
Vicarious Traumatization, Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: The Hazards of Compassion in Military Mental Health
Are you feeling disconnected from those you care about? Wondering who is trustworthy? Or just feeling unsafe? Any of these symptoms could be indicative of vicarious traumatization (VT), which may be easily confused with compassion fatigue or professional burnout. Some clinicians who work with traumatized populations (including those with posttraumatic stress disorder and/or depression) may experience VT, and this may be particularly true for clinicians working with military members. Despite significant experience providing clinical care, many clinicians could benefit from a refresher of information on this important topic and a few suggestions to help prevent it.