Delaware Senate Passes Bill to Protect Younger Veterans' Pensions
Those living in Delaware will get more tax relief after the Delaware Senate passes a bill.
Alleged Veteran Charity Fraudster Charged with Defrauding $250,000 from Veterans Charities
According to court records, a woman who allegedly claimed to be a Marine combat veteran dying of lung cancer has been accused of defrauding roughly $250,000 from veterans charities since 2017.
VA Medical Centers Slated for Closure; Rebuilding Under New Infrastructure Plan
Veterans Affairs medical centers in 21 states will close or be remade under a nearly $2 trillion infrastructure overhaul announced on Monday.
Supporting Veterans and Community is a Passion for Sanning
Born into a military family, Dotty Sanning grew up in several locations while her parents completed careers in the U.S. Air Force and in the federal civilian workforce.
Celebrate National Vietnam Veterans Day with Bill O'Boyle
Vietnam Veterans Day is March 29, and all Americans must take time to thank them for their service and to support them in every way possible.
Veterans Call on VA to Keep Brooklyn VA Open
Veterans in Brooklyn attended a rally Sunday afternoon to call on the Department of Veterans Affairs to reverse the proposed closure of two major veteran medical facilities in New York.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America Releases Statement on the Nomination of Shereef Elnahal
Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake today released the following statement on this week's nomination of Shereef Elnahal to serve as Under Secretary for Health of the Veterans Health Administration and Ray Jefferson to serve as Under Secretary for Benefits of the Veterans Benefits Administration.
Ashby Calls for $500 Million in Veterans' Relief
State Assemblyman Jake Ashby (R,C,I-Castleton) stood up this week in the New York State Capitol alongside Assemblyman Ed Ra (R- Franklin Square) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders to “Invest in Vets” in the upcoming 2022-23 State Budget.
The CD17C Assembles Goody Bags for Dialysis Veterans
Responding to a request from the VA Development and Civic Engagement Chief Michael Dobbs of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Belinda Meacham Jones, of Benton, chapter president of the Col. John Washington Chapter Colonial Dames 17th Century, shopped for hard candy and personal items for veterans receiving dialysis.
The Justice Department says West Virginia Holds the Key to America's Energy Future
In an unusual address in the Lower Rotunda of the State Capitol Friday, Governor Jim Justice seemed to indicate West Virginia was ready to be the answer to the nation’s energy problems.
Veterans Caucus and Maine's Jared Golden Help Create War on Terror Memorial
U.S. Rep. Jared Golden of Lewiston hopes someday to take his baby daughter, Rosemary, to a memorial in Washington dedicated to the men and women who served their nation during the Global War on Terrorism and tell her what it meant to his life.
National K9 Veteran's Day at K9 Hero Haven
The founder of K9 Hero Haven is giving the retired military and service dogs at her Herndon-based organization a special celebration.
Vietnam Veterans are Organizing a Chuck Wagon Fundraiser
There were mixed opinions at VFW Post 474 on Saturday when veterans heard about the possible closing of the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center.
CDC Surge Delays VA's Recommendations for Facility Closures and Expansions
Veterans Affairs leaders were scheduled to unveil later this month a department-wide blueprint for changes to staffing levels and facility planning that could have long-term effects on the health care system’s footprint across America for years to come.
VA's New Plan, 3 Medical Centers to Close and 100s of Outpatient Clinics Restructing
Veterans Affairs leaders will recommend closing three major medical centers and more than 170 other outpatient health facilities in coming years as part of an ongoing review of the department’s footprint across America, according to documents obtained by Military Times.
Blunt Announces Key Priorities In the Offices Of Defense, Military Construction, And VA Funding
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, today announced that several Missouri and national priorities were included in the FY2022 Defense and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs funding bills. The bills are part of the larger government funding package that the Senate is expected to consider shortly.
The Sale of the USS Kitty Hawk has Disappointed Mountain Veterans because "it was our home"
Navy Veteran David Cook sat down recently at his friend Machelle Bretz’s kitchen table with a stack of newspaper clippings and magazines, ready to reminisce on the past.
VA Health and Benefits Efforts Will be Led by White House Picks
White House officials announced a slate of ten nominations to key Veterans Affairs leadership posts on Wednesday, including a candidate to become the department’s first confirmed undersecretary for health in more than five years.
Women's History Month Panel Hosted by Ellman, Yang Rohr in Illinois to Honor Women Veterans
State Senator Laura Ellman (D-Naperville) and State Representative Janet Yang Rohr (D-Naperville) are teaming up to host a virtual discussion with retired U. S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ginny Narsete in celebration of Women’s History Month and newly-announced Women Veterans Recognition Month in Illinois. The panel will be held on Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. via Facebook live.
Congress Reject Legislation Preventing Veterans from Quality Medical Care: AANA President
The president of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) issued the following statement in response to a bill designed to prevent Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) from practicing to the full extent of their licensure in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). AANA President Dina Velocci, DNP, CRNA, APRN, is calling on Congress to reject this "dangerous legislation