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The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization welcomed a bill introduced in the Senate last week that would provide benefits to veterans exposed to radioactive fallout while serving in the Marshall Islands. “The American Legion Magazine recently reported on the enormous health toll environmental exposure has had on clean-up workers who served at […]read more
Veterans who develop Parkinson’s disease and were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service do not have to prove a connection between their disease and service to be eligible to receive VA health care and disability compensation. About Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, […]read more
By: Tim Hudak I have been a VA customer since I left the Marines in 2009 and have had nothing but a fantastic customer experience. So, it pains me to see other Veterans having a rough time. I’ve always been curious as to why the outspoken majority on social media have complaints instead of praise […]read more
“Accelerates Enrollment of Combat Veterans; All Veterans to Get Option on July 5, 2016” The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today, March 16, 2016 that it has amended its enrollment regulations to allow Veterans to complete applications for enrollment in VV health care by telephone with the need for a signed paper application. The […]read more
By: Lisa Ferdinando, DoD News, Defense Media Activity The biggest challenge to the military’s readiness is sequestration, military leaders said on Capitol Hill today, March 15, 2016. Sequestration is a provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011 that imposes across-the-board spending cuts if Congress and the White House cannot agree on more targeted cuts […]read more
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today March 15, 2016, announced that it has issued notices of proposed removal to three senior officials at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. Today, the Department proposed the removal of Lance Robinson, the facility’s Associate Director; Brad Curry, Chief of Health Administration Service; and Dr. Darren Deering, Chief […]read more
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