Tag Archives: VA News

VA Faulted for Delays

Frustration is expressed with the amount of time it takes to provide care for vets with issues of mental health. Continue reading

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VA Reforms Tied to Improved Cancer Survival Rate

A study finds that older men with cancer who receive treatment at veterans’ facilities are tending to outlive those cared for under other circumstances. Continue reading

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Vets Are Split on VA Entry

Veterans’ groups differ on the merits of a scheme to grant automatic VA enrollment to those who saw combat. Continue reading

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A Pause in the Tricare Cost Battle

Lawmakers are at work on loose ends in the 2012 defense authorization bill, but Tricare is not a pressing issue. Continue reading

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Veterans Affairs Continues to Embrace New Technologies

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VA is committed to tapping into the best that technology has to offer to ensure Veterans receive the benefits they have earned,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. “We continue to look for new ways to improve access to care and benefits and engage Veterans.” Continue reading

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Veterans Affairs Secretary, Eric K. Shinseki, MLK Statement

Tomorrow, we celebrate the life and legacy of a great American, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – Baptist preacher, civil rights activist, iconic healer, leader of the nonviolent movement in civil disobedience, a true visionary, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1968), recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977, posthumous), and recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal (2004, posthumous). Continue reading

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