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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care

    Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care
    The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct and those who enlisted but were quickly discharged for other problems.
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: March 31 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer, on VA transparency: This recent call came as a surprise. The Observer had requested records on the use of painkillers by Department of Veterans Affairs...

    Tomah VA medical director says he'll use probes as blueprint

    The former director of a veterans' hospital in Madison inherited a far higher-profile challenge last month when he moved to a similar position at an embattled Tomah facility currently under investigation for overprescribing narcotics. John Rohrer was...

    Claims court convenes on campus to teach William and Mary law school students

    Claims court convenes on campus to teach William and Mary law school students
    In 1969, Clyde McKinney Jr. entered the Navy after passing a series of tests, including a routine exam showed his hearing fell below normal standards. Forty-six years later, that blip on his record is at the center of a fight over disability benefits....

    Winners of annual PAPME writing, photo contests announced

    The Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors announced winners of the group's annual writing and photo contests Wednesday. Cash awards will be presented to the first-place winners at the Pennsylvania Press Conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on...