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Counting Homeless Veterans a Problem in Iowa

The state of Iowa is facing a unique problem in the recent times. It cannot count the number of veterans who are homeless. The people responsible for counting the number of homeless veterans are facing a lot of challenges. Sometimes, … Read More

OPM Urged to Create a Separate Office for Veterans

A US Senator has stated that veterans, especially the ones who have been disabled, must be given better job opportunities. She insisted that OPM takes some steps in ensuring that the veterans are given suitable job opportunities via a dedicated … Read More

Disabled vets and spouses to get VA Special pension benefit

The Aid and Attendance pension benefit given by the VA is meant to offset the financial problems and burdens faced by the veterans who have a disability or their spouses who have outlived them.

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VA employees to get relocation funds

VA employees to get relocation funds

va employees relocationThe department of Veterans Affairs is one that is never completely out of the news. The officials of the organization might just have to part with thousands of dollars by giving them to two … Read More

VA Employees finally Receiving Pay from 2010

veterans affairs vaThe Amarillo VA Healthcare system has waited almost 6 years since a 2010 law was passed in order to provide back pay, pay rate changes and other pay incentives to be applied, due to software issues. This only happened … Read More

Otto Macias suffering in Cuba pertaining to US Embargo

otto maciasA native to Cuba, Otto Macias is a former combat infantryman who fought in the Vietnam war of the 1960s for the Americans, before he made his move to the US, the homeland he chose to inhabit. In 1981 though, … Read More

More Violations at VA Medical Facilities

veterans affairs vaThe VA medical facilities have always been subject to increased criticism from everyone for the increased policy violations that persist in the premises. When Anthony McCann received an envelope from the VA, he was expecting to read about his … Read More

A Lunch for Veterans intended to Arouse Awareness

veteransA veteran-for-veteran run counseling place offered all of its clients a warm thank you by giving away all of its clients a free lunch. This lunch was intended to make the veterans aware and bring all of them together in … Read More

VA employee Scott Benson pays White house a visit

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VA employee Scott Benson pays White house a visit

A representative of the Veterans service, Scott Benson who is with the Muskogee Veterans Regional Office of Benefits has recently visited the White House in order to … Read More

Veterans unhappy Because of Camp Lejeune Benefits

camp lejeune benefitsThere were about 150 veterans of the Marine Corps who attended a conference at a room at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay along with their families. The town hall meeting was intended to hear what the federal scientist and the … Read More

VA Employees Receive Millions in Bonuses despite Scandals

veteransFederal employees at the Veterans Affairs Office a total of more than $140 million in bonuses for good performance during 2015, despite a number of widely-publicized scandals that have brought the spotlight on the office and resulted in several resignations.

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Government Leaders Want Bill to Discipline VA Employees

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Possible New Bill to Discipline VA Employees

Following a series of scandals within the Veterans Affairs offices, government officials are seeking legislation that would permit Bob McDonald, Veterans Affairs Secretary, to fire or discipline employees faster and more efficiently. If … Read More

Poll Shows What VA Military Benefits and Services Mean to Veterans

What do VA Military Benefits and Services Mean to Veterans?

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The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is highlighting the findings of a new poll showing how valuable VA military benefits and services are to … Read More

What Will Be The Court’s Decision For Veteran Owned Small Businesses?

What Will Be The Court’s Decision For Veteran Owned Small Businesses

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A Veteran’s Preference Law was passed by Congress in 2006 that offered Veterans who owned small businesses receiving federal contracts should be given preference.  These firms classified as either … Read More

Is There an Income Limit for the VA Improved Pension?

Is There an Income Limit for the VA Improved Pension?

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Many veterans and/or their family have called their local VA office inquiring about the Improved Pension (also known as the Aid and Attendance or Non-Service Related Compensation program). This program … Read More

Does the VA Help to Pay for Nursing Care?

Does the VA Help to Pay for Nursing Care?

Veterans AdministrationAs the population keeps aging, more and more people are needing care within their home as well as moving to a community for their care needs. Fortunately the level (and quality) … Read More

Can Anyone Who Was in the Military Get TriCare for Life?

Can Anyone Who Was in the Military Get TriCare for Life?

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It seems as though rumors start and they spread like wildfire. (Seems even faster since the internet has arrived.)  One of the latest rumors/questions I am asked is about … Read More