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House unanimously passes bill to provide free dental care for vets | Local News

Rep. Cedric Hayden (R-Fall Creek) recently passed one of his priority bills by unanimous vote in the Oregon House of Representatives. House Bill 4095 directs the Oregon Health Authority to establish an insurance premium payment program that will cover low-income, at-risk veterans with much-needed dental insurance coverage through the ‘Oregon’s Health Insurance Exchange. Currently, the […]

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Veterans Benefits Lawyers, Gang & Associates, Featured in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine

Veterans Benefits Lawyers, Gang & Associates, Featured in New Jersey Lawyer Magazine February 2022 Gang & Associates specializes in handling hard-to-prove veteran disability cases Our knowledge is our most valuable asset, and we strive to reach as many veterans as possible. — Eric Gang UNITED STATES, Feb. 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Gang & Associates lawyers […]

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American Legion helps bring veteran benefits information to the gaming community

Just over a month after the American Legion took its first steps into a new arena, American Legion Duty Officer Jeremy Wolfsteller was introduced to a new audience eager to learn more about the benefits they may qualify – or have been previously denied. On Feb. 4, Wolfsteller, who works for the American Legion Department […]

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Florida man guilty of using twin’s ID for veterans benefits

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He faces a mandatory two-year sentence in federal […]

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Florida man guilty of using his twins’ ID for veterans benefits – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He faces a mandatory two-year sentence in federal prison. […]

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Florida man guilty of using his twins’ ID for veterans benefits

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He faces a mandatory two-year sentence in federal […]

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Florida man guilty of using twin’s ID for veterans benefits | USA News®

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He faces a mandatory two-year sentence in federal […]

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Man pleads guilty to impersonating twin to get veterans benefits – The Observer

Jacksonville, Fla. – Wayne Bowen (64, Jacksonville) pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft. He faces a mandatory sentence of two years in federal prison. As part of his plea deal, Bowen agreed to reimburse various federal agencies a total of $63,773 for government benefits he received in connection with his identity theft scheme. According to […]

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Illinois Attorney General Updates Veterans Benefits Guide

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois attorney general’s office has released an updated guide to benefits for Illinois veterans and their families. The “Benefits for Illinois Veterans” guide was developed by the Attorney General’s Office of Military and Veterans Rights. It provides veterans and their family members with information about assistance available under federal and […]

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W&M Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic: Serving those who served, now and in the future

Helping veterans: Donations and grants from the JD Classes of 1974 and 1984 and from individuals, businesses, and organizations have enabled the clinic to provide students with valuable job training and assist veterans on a pro bono basis. Photo by W&M School of Law by Jaime Welch-Donahue, W&M Law School | November 11, 2021 In […]

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WITH VIDEOS: Veterans services available, despite shortages, but vets must ask | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Robert Hunt, Commanding Officer of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2356 in Hillman, speaks at the post on Monday. ALPENA — Struggling with needs ranging from health crises to utility shutdown notices, Northeast Michigan’s aging military population can find help from local veterans’ offices and vet groups — if only […]

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University of Montana Launches New Office of Military and Veteran Services | Local News

The University of Montana is opening a new office to better serve veterans and active duty military. The rebranding of the former office of Veterans Education and Transition Services aims to reach more people connected to the military, whether they are veterans, active service members or members of their family. Through these relationships, the university […]

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Baystate Health to Launch Virtual Veteran Healthcare Luncheon Series

SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health will launch a free virtual healthcare luncheon series for military veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 3, featuring “Insight into Military Culture and the Health Risks of Military Service.” Led by Janet Fraser Hale, Professor Emeritus of UMass Medical School, she will discuss how military service can impact a veteran’s behavior and health. […]

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A Guide to Medicare and Veterans Benefits

Two-thirds of US military veterans are over 65, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, making AV services a popular option for senior health care coverage. Many seniors eligible for VA benefits are also eligible for Medicare, a national health insurance plan available to all seniors. Read on to learn more about these two government […]

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They fought apartheid in South Africa. Now they want veterans benefits.

PRETORIA, South Africa — Lesley Kgogo was 17 when he swapped a school uniform for military fatigues and joined the armed wing of the African National Congress in the fight to overthrow the apartheid regime in South Africa. He was among thousands who trained and slept in bush camps in other countries, then returned to […]

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Military and Veteran Services, ForcesUnited Presents $1,800 Scholarship to Augusta University Student – Jagwire

Augusta University Military and veteran services recently partnered with United Forcesa CSRA-based organization that serves the local military community, to award a one-time scholarship to an Augusta University student who is the spouse or dependent of a service member. The fall 2021 scholarship recipient is Mia Marrow, a occupational therapy graduate student in College of […]

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Shawnee State University Military and Veteran Services Announces ‘Got Your 6’ Awards

Jay Helsel received the SSU Student “Got Your 6” award for 2021. Nicole Neal, Director of Operations for the Student Business Center, received the SSU Faculty and Staff “Got Your 6” award for 2021. PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Office of Military and Veterans Services has announced the recipients of […]

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The Hays County Veterans Services Office Helps Those Who Served

Jude Prather tells the story of a WWII Navy veteran who was rapidly losing his hearing. The folks at the Hays County Veterans Services office traced his hearing loss to service on a destroyer and its booming big guns. They combed through 75-year-old records, filled out form after form, and argued their case before Veterans […]

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Students Made Custom Trailer Hitches for the Montana Veterans Organization

HELENA – Mending Waters Montana is a Helena-based non-profit organization that aims to improve the well-being of military veterans through fishing and boating tours. On May 6, they received a special donation from the students of Capital High School. After many fixings and hundreds of hours of work throughout the school year, August Nelson and […]

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Federal judge orders $501 million payout in veterans benefits case

A federal judge in Greenville has ordered California businessman Scott Kohn to pay $501 million in a civil case involving the buying and selling of military veterans’ benefits, an illegal practice brought to light by a lawsuit. investigation by The Greenville News. Kohn and a network of its affiliates are to pay $436 million in […]

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Military veterans and healthcare workers line up in West Haven to receive COVID vaccine | Connecticut News

WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – Hundreds of military veterans were shot in the arm today at a clinic housed by the VA Hospital in West Haven. Any veterinarian enrolled in VA healthcare had the opportunity to receive their first dose of vaccine. Today’s clinic contributed to the mission of the state’s VA health system to […]

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A Winters resident was renamed undersecretary for Veterans Services

Governor Gavin Newsom recently reappointed a Winters resident to the position of Undersecretary of Veterans Services at the California Department of Veterans Affairs. Keith Boylan has held the position since 2013, when he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown. Prior to his appointment, Boylan served as Government Relations Liaison for the California Association of Veteran […]

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MedLite ID and Veterans Healthcare Supply Solutions Partner to Provide Innovative Patient Safety Solution to VA and DoD Healthcare Facilities

MedLite ID is designed to reduce the risk of life-threatening errors for critically ill patients receiving multiple IV infusions ST. GEORGE, UT/ACCESSWIRE/September 30, 2020/ MedLite ID, providing an innovative patient safety solution, today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for US government healthcare facilities with Veterans Healthcare Supply Solutions (VHSS). VHSS is […]

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Services – Veterans Benefits Administration

Services Financial advice to beneficiaries The VA Insurance Service provides beneficiaries with free professional financial advice from FinancialPoint, an independent company whose team of professionals are experts in handling a wide range of financial matters. Beneficiaries can access this online service 24/7 to request a financial plan. They simply enter their information on the FinancialPoint […]

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Veterans services are especially critical during the COVID-19 crisis

Veterans are one of the most resilient segments of our society. Only about 1% of our country is currently in service, and those who choose to serve bear the burden of responding to significant threats to our communities and the country as a whole. Some people decide to enter the service on active duty, while […]

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Dani Molina joins the UCI as director of the Veteran Services Center | UCI News

Irvine, California, November 12, 2019 — Dani Molina, Ph.D., has been named director of the Veterans Services Center at the University of California, Irvine, effective Nov. 7, where he will continue the campus’ commitment to providing a welcoming environment for veterans combatants, reservists and their dependents. “Dr. Molina’s experience both as a veteran and as […]

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UPDATED: Veterans Services Guide – Oklahoma | TULtalk

Members of Veterans Walk and Talk Oklahoma pick up trash during a community service event. The non-profit veterans organization meets every Sunday. Tim Landes Updated: July 27, 2020 Whether it’s taking walks, making glass art, or getting a new pet, there are plenty of local resources available to veterans. Below is a list of services […]

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Alternative Veteran’s Services – Groups and nonprofits provide camaraderie and opportunity for veterans

John Donnelly of the Upper Keys VFW is grateful for the outpouring of support for vets in the Keys. He said, “The collective goodness of citizens living in the Florida Keys is beyond reproach. Having toured the neighborhood, I have never witnessed such love and respect for our veterans. Donnelly, himself a recipient of a […]

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In Year Five, University Veterans Services Expands Efforts to Build Community Among Military-Bound Badgers

Mirana Whaley, a freshman at UW-Madison, and her family chat with a Wisconsin Veterans Museum program representative during a university Veterans Services welcome event for military-related students September 25 at Dejope Residence Hall. Whaley is a Navy veteran pursuing studies in neurobiology. Her husband is an army veteran. Photo: Jeff Miller Mirana Whaley swears she […]

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UHCL Veterans Services Office loses new director after just over three months – UHCL The Signal

The Captain Wendell M. Wilson Veterans Services Office is located on the third floor of the Student Services Building. Photo by The Signal reporter Jennifer Martinez. The Captain Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services (VSO) is where “military-affiliated” students, approximately 10% of UHCL’s student population, can go for educational support, help and advice, or […]

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Spotlight on Support: The Military and Veteran Services Center provides support for veterans to succeed

For veterans who dream of making the transition to college, graduating, and pursuing successful careers, John Jay’s Military and Veterans Services Center is a critical source of support. “We work with veterans before they come here and help them transition into college and adjust to any unique challenges they may face. But we […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Shooting victim donates to veterans organization

Denise Slaughter thinks the man who nearly killed her three years ago fell through the cracks. He was a veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder; a loving person who broke down, her parents said. He eventually opened fire for a terrifying 55 minutes on a west Houston neighborhood, shooting unsuspecting bystanders with a pistol […]

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Donald Trump Jr. attends fundraiser in Denver for military veterans organization

Donald Trump Jr. attended a fundraiser this week in Denver — but not for Republican candidates in the state. The president’s son has come to Colorado to help launch a new nonprofit called Our Values ​​that is committed to registering military veterans to vote. The organization is led by Marc Geistbetter known as “Oz” for […]

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Certificate programs for people who want to work in veterans services are on the rise

In recent years, colleges and universities across the country have seen a marked increase in the number of students wanting to be equipped to serve veterans. Some are veterans themselves, some have personal connections, and others may have taken a course that sparked an interest in pursuing a career in veterans services. Dr. Frances W. […]