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  • AAFES pushes for online shopping option for veterans

    Allowing 18.8 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online through military exchange services, which also operate brick-and-mortar department stores and concessions on base, could boost store profits enough to pump more than $100 million back into...
  • Esty Receives Backing of National Veterans Group

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty's reelection effort is a getting a boost from a non-partisan national veterans publication. Veterans Vision, which is published by the Center for American Homeless Veterans, cited Esty's advocacy on behalf of veterans. The...
  • VA inquiry stops short of linking deaths to delays in care in Phoenix

    On the same day President Obama pledged to regain veterans’ trust, Department of Veterans Affairs investigators reported that they had been unable to prove that delays in medical care caused any deaths at the VA medical center in Phoenix,...
  • Obama tells American Legion he's working to regain veterans' trust

    President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department...
  • Civilian doctor networks to backstop VA primary care too

    More than two decades ago, when a shrinking military health-care system saw patient demand exceed its capacity to deliver timely care, particularly for a burgeoning retiree population, the Department of Defense contracted with the private sector to...
  • Campaigning Warner visits vets in Gloucester

    GLOUCESTER – Senator Mark Warner told a group of veterans in Gloucester Monday that both the health care system and culture of the Veterans Administration needed to change, but it wouldn't be an easy fix. "We have a messed-up system," he said. "I'...
  • Will VA hospitals be ready in the future?

    I joined Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital in Cook County as a resident on July 1, 1971, and retired June 30, 2013. When I joined, building 200 (the main building at Hines) had 1,500 beds that were fully occupied. The occupants were...
  • VA hospitals need more than just money

    I’m a disabled Vietnam veteran and have been receiving services from Veterans Affairs for years.  It’s very obvious that the change in the VA needs to be focused on improvements of many of its providers. The cure is not just adding a lot of...
  • Gloucester policy for providing free or reduced price meals

                                            MEDIA RELEASE 2014-2015                POLICY FOR PROVIDING FREE OR REDUCED PRICE MEALS                                                                                                                          ...
  • Grateful for care at Hines VA Hospital

    It is an unfortunate fact that Veterans Affairs has been under fire of late, but we also believe that credit should be given where credit is due. Our mother, Ann Simek, was a World War II veteran, a member of the Army Nurses Corps who served honorably...
  • Hampton VA Medical Center beefs up training after audit

    Hampton VA Medical Center beefs up training after audit
    — The Hampton VA Medical Center has worked to aggressively train its appointment schedulers after an internal audit showed only 50 percent of those surveyed knew the correct way to enter key information into the system. Michael Dunfee, the center'...