$28 Million in Grants Dedicated to Homeless Veterans by the VA(Source: VA) - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved $28.4 million in grants to fund 38 projects in 25 states and the District of Columbia that will provide transitional housing to homeless Veterans.
VA Fills First Phase of Veterans Retraining Program to Enhance Job SkillsWASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved applications for all 45,000 slots available in fiscal year (FY) 2012 under the successful Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) and is in the process of approving applications for a ...
VA Completes Over 1 Million Compensation Claims in 2012WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), which oversees the delivery of disability compensation and other benefits to the nation's Veterans, processed over one million disability ...
Documents suggest veterans care may be harmed by VA's small-business focusAn effort by Department of Veterans Affairs officials to boost small-business contracting numbers may have dramatically slowed down equipment orders and prosthetic repairs for wounded veterans, according to documents obtained by congressional ...
VA's No. 2 defends use of covert camera at Haley veterans hospital2 executive of the Department of Veterans Affairs Thursday defended the use of a camera disguised as a smoke detector in a veteran's room at the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa.
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Voices Concern About Rising Number ...A recent draft report from the Women Veterans Task Force (WVTF) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) stated that the number of women veterans is on the rise, and that many of them are not aware of, and are not obtaining the services due them for ...
VA, DOD to Fund $100 Million PTSD and TBI StudyWASHINGTON -- The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense on Wednesday announced they are investing more than $100 million in research to improve diagnosis and treatment of mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress ...
Woodridge Rotary collecting coats for homeless veteransStand Downs were started by the Department of Veterans Affairs in 1988 an effort to provide services to homeless veterans in a concentrated period of time.
Grand opening for Carrollton VA clinic on Sept. 2828, according to a Department of Veterans Affairs spokesman. The keynote speaker will be the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs Dr. Robert A. Petzel. Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Affairs Pete Wheeler will lead the pledge.
Chicago-Area Colleges To Enhance Support For Student VeteransThe Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs is a state agency dedicated to empowering veterans, as well as their dependents and survivors, to thrive.
A Little-Known Benefit for Aging VeteransThat seems to be the story with a Department of Veterans Affairs benefit called the Aid and Attendance and Housebound Improved Pension benefit, known as A&A, which can cover the costs of caregivers in the home (including sons and daughters who are ...
Industry Recognizes VA Campaigns for Raising Public Awareness for Veterans ...WASHINGTON - Two U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs public awareness campaigns designed to help Veterans who seek mental health care assistance have received forty-three industry and association awards for communication and design excellence.
Governor Haslam proclaims POW/MIA Recognition WeekBill Haslam and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced September 21-27, 2012 as POW/MIA Recognition Week.
Veterans, Combat Wounded Push Back On Mitt Romney 'Dependents' VideoTheir military medical care, from treatment on the dusty battlefield to the exquisitely meticulous surgery and rehabilitation care, is given on a damn-the-cost basis.
Report cites deficiencies at Hampton VAFederal inspectors who visited the Hampton VA Medical Center in June found several deficiencies in the intensive care center, including medications frequently kept at the wrong temperature, according to a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs ...
Veterans react to news that service dog funding is being cutNow the Department of Veterans Affairs is cutting off funding for what many consider their lifeline. "I knew with the injuries I had, my old life was gone," said Retired Army Sgt.
Magazine Names IUPUC A Military Friendly SchoolMost veterans and their families are eligible for educational benefits from the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs as part of the Post 9/11 G.I.
CSUMB 'military-friendly school,' says magazineCalifornia also offers a state tuition waiver to dependents of deceased or disabled veterans through the California Department of Veterans Affairs. More than 100 students at CSUMB are using this program this semester. "I think the veterans-services ...
Governor appoints ACOVA membersThe ACOVA oversees the expenditures of the Post War Trust Fund interest earnings, legislative laws concerning veterans, ND Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Governing board of the Veterans Home. The ACOVA is comprised of 15 voting members, ...
VA Montana poised to open inpatient psychiatric wingThe failure to open the unit has captured the attention of the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the regional VA office in Denver and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., the state's only member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. Tester has been ...