Veteran services

Wilkie: Services for veterans in Guam will be improved

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie met with veterans in Adelup to discuss improving accessibility and expanding health services to the veteran community. Although it is well known that Veterans Affairs medical facilities struggle to provide timely care, US Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie paid a brief visit to the island and met […]

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Benefits for veterans | What do you need for a claim

Veterans and mesothelioma Mesothelioma is rare and only 3,300 people in the United States are diagnosed with it each year. Military veterans account for 30% of these cases. Why? Until 1991, the military used asbestos, a toxic fibrous mineral, on bases across the United States. Durable, inexpensive and fire resistant, asbestos was used to insulate […]

Veterans healthcare

Senate committee advances Ernst’s bipartisan veterans health bill

On July 16, the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee introduced a bipartisan bill sponsored by US Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) to improve health services for US military veterans. “We owe it to our veterans to provide them with the best possible care,” said Senator Ernst. “In order to address the wide range of […]

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National veterans organization CHamoru seeks to be strong advocates | Local News

The National Organization of Chamorro Veterans in America is in Guam to raise awareness of the group and its mission to CHmorus on the island. The group met with various local officials, veterans groups, and spoke to the media to engage Guam residents in the organization. Roland Taitano, chairman of the organization’s board of directors, […]

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Hawkins County veterans’ pros rank second best in the state | Rogersville

ROGERSVILLE — Benefits received by Hawkins County veterans recently ranked second highest statewide in the amount received per capita compared to the total number of veterans in the county. This information is consistent with the Fiscal Year 2018 Expenditure Summary published annually by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Geographic distribution of VA expenses (GDX). […]

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Lebanon VAMC to Host Veteran Benefits Seminars at Perry County Libraries in Blain and Marysville | VA Healthcare Lebanon

Lebanon, PA — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ VA Lebanon Medical Center (VAMC) will be hosting free veterans benefits seminars from 2-4 p.m. July 25 at the Western Perry County Community Library, 104 E. Main St., Blain, and August 13 at the Marysville-Rye Library, 198 Overcrest Road, Marysville. The free events are open to […]

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Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs Hosts First Annual Female Veteran Benefits and Resources Fair

The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, with support from the Oklahoma Job Security Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs, hosted the first annual Women Veterans Benefits and Resources Fair at community center in Del City, Oklahoma. Coral Porch, Commandant, Oklahoma State VFW, Veronica Jackson-Patrick of the VA Office of Veterans Experience and Lisa Mussett […]