Veterans organization

Local News: Veteran Student Organization Counselor Receives Patriot Award (4/29/19)

Amanda Woods (right) gets emotional after receiving the Patriot Award from Michell Lang on April 24 at the Office of Military and Veteran Services Photo by Rebecca Gangemella ~ Media Editor Military and veterans services officer Amanda Woods received the Patriot Award April 24 during the common hour from her nominator, Michell Lang. Lang said […]

Veterans healthcare

Bring strategic change to veteran healthcare and give back to those who served: Become an Executive Director of a VA Medical Center

Choose a career based on giving back and bring strategic change to veterans healthcare by applying to become the Executive Director of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. Candidates with medical or administrative backgrounds in eight cities are invited to apply for the jobs. Executive directors plan and organize the administration, operations, […]

Veterans benefits

Supreme Court delays final ruling on ‘blue water’ Vietnam veterans benefits

The Supreme Court this week granted a 30-day extension to Justice Department officials who were considering appealing a lower court ruling in January that extended alleged benefits to tens of thousands of veterans of Navy who claimed to have been exposed to toxic chemical defoliants during the Vietnam War. But advocates say they are unaffected […]

Veterans healthcare

Vitals in revamping veterans’ health care

With the federal mandate to improve veterans’ health care, a new Department of Veterans Affairs center will test new models of delivering and paying for medical services. More than 9 million American veterans receive their health care through the VA. In an April 25 perspective from the New England Journal of Medicine, experts with experience […]

Veterans benefits

What veteran benefits can be used on Ella walk-in tubs

This specialized and durable home medical equipment is essential for aging veterans, with or without disabilities, but may not be affordable for everyone who depends on it for their bathing safety. CHICAGO (PRWEB) April 05, 2019 A top-quality, professionally installed walk-in bathtub is one of the best preventative measures that can be taken against […]

Veteran services

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie on expanding Colorado Veterans Services not allowing MMJ orders

Ryan Warner: Secretary Wilkie, thank you for being with us. VA Secretary Robert Wilkie: Thank you for inviting me. RW: I’d like to start with the VA Medical Center in Aurora. It opened shortly before you took office in 2018 — more than $1 billion over budget, five years behind schedule. There were immediate criticisms […]