Navy officials have agreed to review over nine years of discharges for thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related health conditions acquired after tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A new artificial intelligence strategy for the delivery of health care and benefits was launched by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in late September. This strategy is planned to serve as a set of ethical guidelines for the use of this technology across the VA.
To ensure that all military members who have a service-connected disability are provided with equal benefits, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has extended the presumptive period to December 31, 2026, for veterans with undiagnosed, qualifying conditions caused by the Persian Gulf War.
According to the proposal suggested by Congress to ensure the availability of healthcare to transitioning women service members, health care transition training might become mandatory for troops. The idea was proposed to ensure that all female veterans have proper access to healthcare facilities following their military separation.
The prime players in military family housing, Clark Realty Capital and Lincoln Military Housing, have sold their ownership to the Michaels Organization and Liberty Military Housing amidst the increasing complaints by military families about the poor living conditions of their privatized housing.
Marines and sailors with mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury and sexual trauma will have their discharge upgrade applications re-evaluated by the Navy.
It has been announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expects to add approximately 2,000 new employees from this month onwards to help with the expected growth in backlogged benefit claims. It is estimated that the number of claims backlogged has tripled since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021.
Stores are dealing with COVID-related supply chain problems and rising prices, and this includes the military exchanges, too.
In response to a new Army policy, enlisted soldiers with at least 20 years of service who have been separated from active duty due to misconduct may have reason to breathe easier.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is administering Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine boosters under an Emergency Use Authorization. The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is boosted after the primary series at least six months after the original series.
The Veterans Affairs’ stipends for caregivers may be reduced or canceled altogether under case reviews to ensure long-term participants remain eligible for their benefits.
As President Joe Biden faces examination over clearing new COVID-19 rules, a case has spread via online media that veterans' health care could be affected by their vaccination status.