Obama Extends Help for Veterans With Mental Health ProblemsAlthough the Obama administration has taken steps in the past to meet the rising demand for mental health and other veterans services, the experience of many veterans is that the hospitals and medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs are ...
VA files posed threat to buildingThe Department of Veterans Affairs' office in Winston-Salem has too much paperwork - so much so that the building's sixth floor was in danger of collapsing under its weight, according to a recent report from the VA's inspector general.
VA Report on Female Veterans Reveals Special NeedsTAMPA, FL, August 31, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A recent draft report from the Women Veterans Task Force (WVTF) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) outlines the challenges of addressing disability among women veterans. The need to deal with ...
VA paperwork could crush NC office buildingWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Department of Veterans Affairs is notorious for red tape, but the piles of paperwork at a facility in North Carolina have grown so high that their weight had bowed the floor, prompting worries the building might collapse.
Ohio veteran college aid delayedFacebook Twitter Reddit Digg E-mail Print Rss. More than 20,000 post 9/11 veterans in Ohio who receive benefits to attend college from the U.S.
Veterans Affairs, Dept. of Defense to Expand Health Information ExchangesThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense are preparing to expand 16 pilot programs and offer veterans' health information exchanges nationwide, according to a Federal Times report.
USF dedicates Veterans Achievement CenterThe center is in the John and Grace Allen building in space adjacent to the USF Office of Veterans Services. The center has a large-screen TV, comfortable chairs, a computer area, a counseling room, a microwave, a refrigerator, a conference room and a ...
Agency's Las Vegas Bash Spurs Cutback in Government Conferences'No Spa'. Bookings by departments such as Veterans Affairs, Defense and Transportation slowed in April and stopped altogether in May, he said.
Obama heads to Texas to mark 2 years since US combat role in Iraq endedAmong the steps spelled out in the order is an increase in the number of Department of Veterans Affairs counselors. It also orders the Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services to undertake a mental health study aimed at improving ...
VA paperwork could crush NC office buildingThe Department of Veterans Affairs is notorious for red tape, but the piles of paperwork at a facility in North Carolina have grown so high that their weight had bowed the floor, prompting worries the building might collapse.
Obama to order VA to add staff, see suicidal vets within 24 hoursWASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Friday directing the Department of Veterans Affairs to expand mental health services and suicide prevention efforts.
Improvements sought in GI Veterans CemeteryKathie Osterman, a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services, which includes the Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs, said the state has been working on the issue of fixing existing headstone placement. "This is not new," she said ...
Blue Button Reaches One Million Registered PatientsWASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that, during the month of August, the one millionth patient has registered for Blue Button to access and download their Personal Health Record (PHR) information.
MAP: Disabled California veterans wait longer for benefits than elsewhereIf you're a Northern California veteran who has waited a year for a decision on a war-related disability claim, you might consider a move to South Dakota - where the U.S.
Ohio officials ask universities, colleges to keep student military veterans ...A possible delay in GI Bill benefit payments has prompted Ohio officials to ask university and college presidents to keep their student military veterans enrolled as the federal Department of Veterans Affairs tries to resolve the problem. The worry is ...
VA inspectors push changes at Iowa City facilityThe Department of Veterans Affairs surveyed the workers in response to their complaints about working conditions. The report says inspectors found operational problems and "an adversarial relationship between managers and staff.
Veterans get tools to succeed in business at conferenceSpeakers from the banking industry, the insurance industry, city and state government, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and others shared tips on how to get resources and navigate through the system. "They're here because they want to show that ...
Roundtable: Vets Want Benefits, State Wants New Fees, Lindbergh Wants Air ...The waiting time is getting longer nationwide, in spite of a promise by the Department of Veterans Affairs to eliminate the backlog of pending cases by 2015.
More than 20 SD vets committed suicide this yearMore than 20 San Diego-area veterans have committed suicide this fiscal year, according to numbers released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical system in San Diego. A total 126 local veterans attempted to take their own lives, and 22 ...
VA drops Kane Ranch for cemetery siteThe Department of Veterans Affairs is looking at two sites east of Colorado Springs for building the state's third national cemetery and is no longer considering the Kane Ranch property near Fountain.