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Kirksville Daily Express
Kirksville to hold military honors for 13 Civil War veterans Here is a list of the 13 Civil War veterans to be honored: - Col. Thomas Jef
Kirksville to hold military honors for 13 Civil War veterans
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 20 hours ago
Here is a list of the 13 Civil War veterans to be honored: - Col. Thomas Jefferson Ah; April 4, 1839-April 1, 1887; Served in U.S. Army as commander of 28th Regiment of... The roar of... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Be prepared to sacrifice for common goodOnce again communities throughout our area celebrated most patriotically our na
Be prepared to sacrifice for common good
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
Once again communities throughout our area celebrated most patriotically our national Independence Day. Again our veterans service posts led the observances with their time-honored ceremonies. As we scanned the crowds, it was very heart-warming to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarThe Pike Township Trustees will meet in regular session at 83 Church Street, No
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
The Pike Township Trustees will meet in regular session at 83 Church Street, North Hampton. 8:30 a.m.: The Clark County Veterans Service Commission Board will meet at 120 S. Center St., third floor. 1:30 p.m.: Clark County Triad, an... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Harry B. Wheelertoday (Friday) from 2 to 5 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East St., Ca
Harry B. Wheeler
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
today (Friday) from 2 to 5 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East St., Caldwell, where the funeral service will follow visitation at 5. A veterans service conducted by the Noble County Veteran Service Organizations will conclude the s... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Sterling to regionalize veterans’ services with Leominster | July 29, 2016After a prolonged search for a veterans’ service officer, Sterling has reached
Sterling to regionalize veterans’ services with Leominster | July 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 2 days ago
After a prolonged search for a veterans’ service officer, Sterling has reached an agreement with the city of Leominster. At the July 13 selectmen’s meeting, Sterling Town Administrator Michael Szlosek announced to the board that he has begun the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Abilene veteran warns of Facebook scam about benefitsemail, a letter that they're automatically asking for your Social Security numb
Abilene veteran warns of Facebook scam about benefits
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
email, a letter that they're automatically asking for your Social Security number,” said Marcus Romero, the Taylor County Veterans Service Officer. “They shouldn't be asking for your Social Security number if they're contacting you because they... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
47 years after battle, late veteran honoredalong with six other medals Monday. Joe Thomas Hays, son of Joe Calvin Hays, v
47 years after battle, late veteran honored
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
along with six other medals Monday. Joe Thomas Hays, son of Joe Calvin Hays, voice wavering, said this country's veterans will not be forgotten. "My dad's service to the country has always been a source of amazement and great pride for... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
BriefsLil' Bit O' Outlaw with the Fosters. Attendees are reminded to bring their lawn
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Lil' Bit O' Outlaw with the Fosters. Attendees are reminded to bring their lawn chairs. Refreshments will be available. Veterans service officer visits Hermansville HERMANSVILLE - Mike Dellisse, Menominee County veterans service officer, will... Read more
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Powys County Times
Suspended term given to Newtown champion cage fighter who threatened partner with knifewas “quite easy to judge someone without seeing what they have seen”. Williams
Suspended term given to Newtown champion cage fighter who threatened partner with knife
Powys County Times / Posted 6 days ago
was “quite easy to judge someone without seeing what they have seen”. Williams had arranged a new appointment with the NHS Veterans Service and had started taking his medication again, which he admitted he had been stupid to stop taking. His... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarLutheran Church, 712 N. Fountain Ave. Side entrance facing Ward St. For more in
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Lutheran Church, 712 N. Fountain Ave. Side entrance facing Ward St. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit www.al-anondaytonoh.org. 8:30 a.m.: The Clark County Veterans Service Commission Board will meet at 120 S. Center St., third f... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
New help for East Lancashire military veteransfor anyone experiencing mental health problems or difficulties adjusting back t
New help for East Lancashire military veterans
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
for anyone experiencing mental health problems or difficulties adjusting back to normal life. Joe Crocock, military veterans service manager at the trust, said: “Adapting to the change in lifestyle when leaving the armed forces can be... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Low membership forces Johnstown American Legion Post 472 to closeanother meeting," he said before two other members eventually arrived. The cit
Low membership forces Johnstown American Legion Post 472 to close
The Leader-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
another meeting," he said before two other members eventually arrived. The city branch of the American Legion, a patriotic veterans organization chartered by Congress in 1919, has shut down for good as membership fell to about 20. "Generally,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Commissioners table resolution concerning transgender bathroom useunisex bathrooms," she said. "To me it falls under that." In other business, B
Commissioners table resolution concerning transgender bathroom use
The Alpena News / Posted 9 days ago
unisex bathrooms," she said. "To me it falls under that." In other business, Boyat announced that Art Winter, the county's veterans service officer, is retiring and there is a search for a new officer. Boyat said applications for the job are due by... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsthough donations are always welcome. For more information, contact the Delta C
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
though donations are always welcome. For more information, contact the Delta County Historical Society at 789-6790. Veterans service officer announces hours HERMANSVILLE - Mike Dellisse, Menominee County veterans service officer, will hold... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Good Day/Weather and notes for the Guernsey County areasunny and hot Thursday, with highs reaching into the 90s. Details on page A-8.
Good Day/Weather and notes for the Guernsey County area
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 10 days ago
sunny and hot Thursday, with highs reaching into the 90s. Details on page A-8. Vets service meeting Guernsey County Veterans Service Commission will have its monthly business meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, July 25, with interviews for financial... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Band for vets gets underwayare at risk. Every day, 22 veterans commit suicide across the nation, most fro
Band for vets gets underway
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
are at risk. Every day, 22 veterans commit suicide across the nation, most from the Vietnam War era. Wasco County Veterans Service Officer Russell Jones said 21 percent of the service members he works with have some level of PTSD. He said... Read more
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Business Wire
Legion Extends Women Veterans Surveyto extend the survey deadline to allow more women veterans’ voices to be heard.
Legion Extends Women Veterans Survey
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
to extend the survey deadline to allow more women veterans’ voices to be heard. The American Legion is the largest wartime veterans service organization with 2.2 million members in nearly 14,000 posts in communities across America. The Legion,... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
New veteran-centric board will work to improve veterans issuesand issues, and its name and by-laws will be finalized during its second meetin
New veteran-centric board will work to improve veterans issues
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 12 days ago
and issues, and its name and by-laws will be finalized during its second meeting later this month. Frederick White, veterans experience field consultant for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, said the board is based on a "My VA... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
County rejects most findings from grand jury on water managementwhich is not likely going to happen according to the county's response. A seco
County rejects most findings from grand jury on water management
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
which is not likely going to happen according to the county's response. A second grand jury report that reviewed the Veterans Service Office in Redding will also be considered. Getting services to veterans in Burney and placing college... Read more
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The Border Mail
ANZAC DAY GALLERY, VIDEO: Wodonga dawn service 'just gets bigger and bigger'made the safety of the hummocks, the rest lay dead or dying behind them.” Clic
ANZAC DAY GALLERY, VIDEO: Wodonga dawn service 'just gets bigger and bigger'
The Border Mail / Posted 13 days ago
made the safety of the hummocks, the rest lay dead or dying behind them.” Click on the video below to see the Wodonga dawn service at the cenotaph in Woodland Grove. (iPhone users go to Video tab in Menu.) An estimated crowd of 1500 people... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 153 Area Service Groups for Monday, July 18, 2016Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This week
List of 153 Area Service Groups for Monday, July 18, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Each Monday The Daytona Beach News-Journal publishes a featured list. This weeks list is 153 service groups in Volusia and Flagler counties. 1. AARP: 55 Alive Mature Driving, Tax-Aid, Medigap programs, driver’s safety programs and more. aarp.org;... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning County mulling office exodus from downtown to Oakhillstatus. County offices now at Oakhill are the Department of Job and Family Ser
Mahoning County mulling office exodus from downtown to Oakhill
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 13 days ago
status. County offices now at Oakhill are the Department of Job and Family Services, Child Support Enforcement Agency, Veterans Service Commission, auto title department, coroner’s office, microfilm department, recycling division and board of... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TOM PHILPOTT: VA advisory group: critics wrong to ignore ‘MyVA’ reformsthis election year to stop ignoring an unprecedented transformation occurring a
TOM PHILPOTT: VA advisory group: critics wrong to ignore ‘MyVA’ reforms
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
this election year to stop ignoring an unprecedented transformation occurring across the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans service organizations echo a similar message. They note, for example, that key parts of Trump’s 10-point plan to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Program treats vets to a day of fishinghim. “I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t live on the water,” said Noble,
Program treats vets to a day of fishing
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
him. “I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t live on the water,” said Noble, who lives in Quincy. Nearly 200 military veterans joined Noble on a fishing voyage in Boston Harbor, a yearly tradition hosted by a Quincy fishing club. Many came... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US Senate okays Congressional Gold Medal for WWII FilvetsSenator Mazie Hirono sponsored the Congressional Gold Medal legislation for Fil
US Senate okays Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Filvets
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Senator Mazie Hirono sponsored the Congressional Gold Medal legislation for Filipino WWII veterans. US CONGRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a unanimous vote, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, June 13 passed a bill to award Filipino World War II veterans who... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Benefit for Wounded Warrior Project set in Mount MorrisFamily Center, 101 Moose Drive. Find the event on Facebook for more informatio
Benefit for Wounded Warrior Project set in Mount Morris
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
Family Center, 101 Moose Drive. Find the event on Facebook for more information. Wounded Warrior Project is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans of the military... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA doubling back to resolve brain injury claims denialsand she urged VA officials to conduct more outreach. "Don't we need a public i
VA doubling back to resolve brain injury claims denials
Air Force Times / Posted 17 days ago
and she urged VA officials to conduct more outreach. "Don't we need a public information campaign or work with the veterans service organization to ensure this is adequate?" Titus asked. McLenahen said VA officials decided to send letters... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Farmington Amvets Post 332 golf tourney will aid local veterans, Chamber of Commercefor the Canandaigua VA Medical Center’s carpenter shop, and has donated gift ca
Farmington Amvets Post 332 golf tourney will aid local veterans, Chamber of Commerce
MPNnow.com / Posted 17 days ago
for the Canandaigua VA Medical Center’s carpenter shop, and has donated gift cards and gas cards to the Ontario County Veterans Service Agency to be distributed as needed.Other aid has been given to the Blue Star Mothers, “a great... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
American Legion commander embraces a new generation, honors traditionit's closer to 1,100 she said With more than 2.3 million members nationally, t
American Legion commander embraces a new generation, honors tradition
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
it's closer to 1,100 she said With more than 2.3 million members nationally, the American Legion is the largest wartime veterans service organization. On a national level, the has marketing efforts to attract younger veterans to what it has to... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Dunne provided veterans supportthe House floor, while we served together in the Legislature. During his time
Dunne provided veterans support
Rutland Herald / Posted 18 days ago
the House floor, while we served together in the Legislature. During his time in the Legislature, Matt fought to recognize veterans� service and sacrifice by helping to pass legislation to create a veterans license plate for Vermont veterans and to... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Saying farewell to Angela Hattonto raise awareness of those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Whil
Saying farewell to Angela Hatton
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 20 days ago
to raise awareness of those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. While she was in La Junta, Hatton met with Veterans Service Officer Jay Scott and Ron Tomlin, both of the American Legion Post #9.Tomlin walked along with her for a... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
American Legion McFarland Post #9purchasing materials, but also personnel to put the project together.In additio
American Legion McFarland Post #9
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 20 days ago
purchasing materials, but also personnel to put the project together.In addition to his Louis Nardini award as Outstanding Veterans Service Officer for Colorado, Scott was the recipient of a congratulatory letter from Gov. John Hickenlooper.The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County is seeking veterans service officerCounty Mayor Jim Coppinger speaks during the Hamilton County Commission meeting
Hamilton County is seeking veterans service officer
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
County Mayor Jim Coppinger speaks during the Hamilton County Commission meeting on May 17, 2016. Hamilton County wants a veterans service officer to help veterans and their families make the most of their available benefits. "This has always... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Middletown balloon festival opens with wide-array of eventsand pyrotechnics, tethered balloon rides and a Wounded Warrior Honoring Ceremon
Middletown balloon festival opens with wide-array of events
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 21 days ago
and pyrotechnics, tethered balloon rides and a Wounded Warrior Honoring Ceremony. For the first time the Butler County Veterans Service Commission is scheduled to be on hand to provide information about all the services they provide to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarGerman Township, Clark County, Ohio for the fiscal year ending December 31, 201
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 21 days ago
German Township, Clark County, Ohio for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, will be held at the Township Office, 3940 Lawrenceville Dr. 8:30 a.m.: The Clark County Veterans Service Commission Board will meet at 120 S. Center St., third f... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
'60 Days In' star returns home, holds fundraiser for veteransstayed in touch with the sheriff, said he was glad to return, not only to see o
'60 Days In' star returns home, holds fundraiser for veterans
WLKY Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
stayed in touch with the sheriff, said he was glad to return, not only to see old friends, but to raise money for 22Kill, a veterans service organization that raises awareness for the 22 veterans that commit suicide each day. "They don't receive... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
KING5 Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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First Coast News
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
First Coast News / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
KTVB Boise / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip serviceWar on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and every
Voices: Military families deserve more than lip service
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 24 days ago
War on Terrorism began nearly 15 years ago, corporations, non-profits and everyday citizens have looked for ways to help service members and veterans address their most pressing needs. This “sea of goodwill” has achieved some results. With... Read more
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Air Force Times
Panel would create public-private health system for veteranssaw early on with the commission is we spent more time listening to the VA and
Panel would create public-private health system for veterans
Air Force Times / Posted 24 days ago
saw early on with the commission is we spent more time listening to the VA and how they were fixing the problems, and the [veterans service organizations] coming in and telling us how the VA needs more money and more resources to fix their... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Billions Spent to Fix VA Didn’t Solve Problems, Made Some Issues WorseA commission tasked by Congress with trying to fix the troubled Veterans Health
Billions Spent to Fix VA Didn’t Solve Problems, Made Some Issues Worse
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 24 days ago
A commission tasked by Congress with trying to fix the troubled Veterans Health Administration has just concluded a damning report, finding that “many profound deficiencies” at the troubled agency “require urgent reform.” The commissioners conclude,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Billions spent to fix VA didn’t solve problems, made some issues worseA commission tasked by Congress with trying to fix the troubled Veterans Health
Billions spent to fix VA didn’t solve problems, made some issues worse
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 24 days ago
A commission tasked by Congress with trying to fix the troubled Veterans Health Administration has just concluded a damning report, finding that “many profound deficiencies” at the troubled agency “require urgent reform.” The commissioners conclude,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Report finds billions spent to fix VA didn’t solve problems, made some issues worse(CNN) — A commission tasked by Congress with trying to fix the troubled Veteran
Report finds billions spent to fix VA didn’t solve problems, made some issues worse
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) — A commission tasked by Congress with trying to fix the troubled Veterans Health Administration has just concluded a damning report, finding that “many profound deficiencies” at the troubled agency “require urgent reform.” The commissioners... Read more
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CNN
Billions spent to fix VA didn't solve problemsscandal became known, including the VA's Choice Program. The system was set up
Billions spent to fix VA didn't solve problems
CNN / Posted 24 days ago
scandal became known, including the VA's Choice Program. The system was set up in 2014 to alleviate wait times by enabling veterans experiencing month-long delays or more to seek private care. The report states the program has only "aggravated wait... Read more
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