THE BIG IDEA: Hundreds of Washington insiders gathered last night in the Kennedy Center Opera House for an advance screening of Ken Burns’s new documentary on Vietnam.Before he showed half a dozen choice clips from his 10-part, 18-hour … [Read more...] about Analysis | The Daily 202: McCain and Kerry outline lessons from Vietnam after watching new Ken Burns documentary
"Stroke patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center have received substandard care, including a failure to transfer them to another facility that could provide the necessary tests and treatment, according to a report released … [Read more...] about Manchester NH Veterans Affairs – Report criticizes stroke patients’ care at veterans facility
Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $188 million in grants for two programs benefiting homeless Veterans.The grants were made through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program, awarded to community agencies providing services to … [Read more...] about VA Awards $188 Million in Grant Funding to Help Homeless Veterans
Veterans have waited for years and years and years for an update to disability compensation rating criteria.Who would have thought VA would release those new ratings the same day Hurricane Irma, one of the biggest hurricanes in modern history, made … [Read more...] about What Does Hurricane Irma Have In Common With VA Disability Ratings?
An event that started 24 years ago with 34 visually-disabled veterans has grown to more than 250 veterans, all who deal with various life-changing disabilities.The 24th annual National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament kicked off Monday night with … [Read more...] about Over 250 disabled veterans come to Iowa for golf tournament
Start PreambleDepartment of Veterans Affairs.Notice of public availability of the FY 2015 Service Contract Inventories.In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010, Department of Veterans Affairs … [Read more...] about Public Availability of the Department of Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Service Contract Inventory Report and FY 2016 Service Contract Proposed Analysis
When most people think of fast-growing startups, they tend to think of the startups of Silicon Valley and the dynamic entrepreneurial hubs that have sprouted up in cities like Seattle, Austin and New York City. But the fact is that veteran-owned … [Read more...] about How Veteran-Owned Businesses Can Get Customers, Fast!
For the first time since 1945, VA is updating the entire Rating Schedule to more accurately reflect modern medicine when rating compensation claims. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.blogs.va.govIf you’ve ever wondered how VA rates disabilities … [Read more...] about VA updates rating criteria for all disabilities – VAntage Point
Sourced through Scoop.it from - Read the full story here: wrbl.com Bruce Berreth, a veteran, says he has to pay $10,000-$12,000 out of pocket for his knee replacement surgery.Berreth says he’s chosen to go to the Hughston Clinic but was told … [Read more...] about Local veteran says he has to pay for his own surgery
Sourced through Scoop.it from - Read the full story here: lacrossetribune.com The watchdog agency for the federal Department of Veterans Affairs says staff at the Tomah VA Medical Center failed to report a dentist who used improperly sterilized … [Read more...] about VA watchdog: Tomah staff failed to report rogue dentist