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US Army tweet backfires, shows need for better veteran services

On May 23, a US Army tweet about service in the military garnered thousands of stories from current and former service members. The thread highlighted a harsh reality regarding the mental health of serving and veteran US military members and the lack of support many receive during and after their service. The US military responded […]

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Beto O’Rourke proposes war tax to help pay for veterans’ health care

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is proposing to institute a wartime tax to help pay for veterans’ health care under a plan he unveiled on Monday. The plan to improve health care and other services for military veterans also calls for ending the US wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and using about $200 billion in […]

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Trump takes credit for veteran health care program that began under Obama – Rolling Stone

The president and his veterans secretary ‘distort the facts’ According to a fact-checking by the Associated Press, President Trump and his Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie deliberately take credit for improvements to a veterans health care program that began under President Obama. At a rally in Pennsylvania last week, President Trump said, “We’ve embraced […]

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CSRA Women Veterans Organization

Did you know there are over 2 million women veterans living in the United States? We have over 140,000 here in the state 2. Now, a nonprofit serving these female veterans is becoming a visible presence in the Augusta area. The Augusta chapter of Veteran Women’s Organization started in 2009. It provides services to female […]

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Endonovo Therapeutics and Provision of Health Care to Veterans

Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Endonovo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: ENDV) and Veterans Healthcare Supply Solutions Inc. (VHSS) today announced a long-term agreement encompassing the distribution of SofPulse® Department of Defense administrative facilities and health care facilities. Alan Collier, President and CEO of Endonovo, said, “The VHSS team has streamlined and improved […]

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Benefits and Resources for Veterans from Other Federal Agencies

Benefits and Resources for Veterans from Other Federal Agencies Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Provides financial education, monitors complaints, and coordinates with other federal and state agencies on military consumer protection measures. Learn more agriculture department The United States Department of Agriculture provides many opportunities for veterans in the areas of employment, education, and entrepreneurship. In […]

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U.S. House Passes Legislation to Extend Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Benefits

Legislation to extend benefits to Vietnam veterans of the Blue Water Navy passes the United States House of Representatives by a vote of 410 to 0. WASHINGTON DC, DC — The United States House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation to extend benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam veterans. Service members served on ships […]

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Vietnam veterans’ blue water benefits plan is in motion again

For the second time in the past 12 months, House lawmakers have overwhelmingly passed a measure to loosen rules on disability benefits for veterans who served on ships off the coast of the Vietnam and who have suffered from serious illnesses which they claim are linked to exposure to chemical defoliants. And, again, advocates are […]

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Celebrating VA Nurses on the Front Lines of Veteran Health Care: Leaders in Professionalism, Commitment and Integrity

As the Nurse Manager of the Progressive Care Unit/Intensive Care Unit (PCU/ICU) at Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, Robin Davis, MSN RN, leads patient care while improving and implementing acute care policies and practices. Davis served the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) since 2005. She became a nurse manager at […]

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Albany veteran gets new home thanks to construction companies and veterans organization

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – An Albany veteran has gotten a new home thanks to two construction companies and a veterans organization. Owens Corning Platinum Contractors, Purple Heart Homes Inc. and S&S Roofing and Construction worked together to give Doug Ellis and his family a new home. S&S chief executive Curtis Stanfield said Ellis had an […]

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Veterans Services: Top 10 Reasons Not to Apply for VA Compensation – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Compiled from data from many sources, here are the top 10 reasons veterans don’t sue advantages. 1. I don’t trust the government. Many veterans have indicated that they do not trust their government with matters of confidentiality and privacy and therefore have no interest in obtaining benefits. Vietnam-era veterans are particularly sensitive to their distrust […]