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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Navy releases updated hair styles for women

    Navy releases updated hair styles for women
    The Navy released its updated hairstyle regulations for female sailors earlier this week in its All Hands magazine. It took nearly a year to come up with the new policy that allows a broader range of acceptable hairstyles, which the magazine article...
  • Long-delayed Colorado VA hospital suffers another setback

    Construction of the Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora, Colo. — already years behind schedule and hundreds of millions of dollars over budget — was dealt another blow when the company building the facility was told it could walk away...
  • The other America

    Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America." Apparently, late 19th century observers could not quite explain how the U.S. thrived when...
  • Lawyer: No charges in Puckett investigation

    RICHMOND - Federal authorities won't mount a case against former state Sen. Phil Puckett over his resignation and has closed its investigation, Puckett's attorney said Friday. Thomas J. Bondurant Jr. said in a news release that the U.S. Attorney for the...
  • Postal Service gets high marks from public

    Postal Service gets high marks from public
    Kevin Timmons loves his job. On a chilly and drizzly day recently, he walked briskly from one shop to the next in a Baltimore County strip mall. "Mailman!" he called as he stepped inside one store and held up a bundle of mail. Timmons flashed a smile...
  • Study: Agent Orange may have affected Air Force workers after Vietnam

    Two dozen U.S. Air Force planes used to spray Agent Orange during the Vietnam War remained contaminated with the herbicide at levels that likely posed a health risk to some personnel who flew on them in the decade after the conflict, according to a new...
  • Commissary funding restored; base tobacco prices rising

    Commissary funding restored; base tobacco prices rising
    House and Senate conferees negotiating a package to fund the Department of Defense through September 2015 have protected commissary operations by restoring 90 percent of a planned $100 million cut. Once again lawmakers thwarted a cost-saving...
  • Court halts amphitheater construction on West L.A. veterans campus

    Court halts amphitheater construction on West L.A. veterans campus
    A federal appeals court on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to halt construction of an amphitheater on its West Los Angeles campus. A two-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the veterans agency should...
  • State Supreme Court Reverses Conviction Of Veteran On Weapons Charges

    State Supreme Court Reverses Conviction Of Veteran On Weapons Charges
    The state Supreme Court has reversed the conviction of a military veteran from Clinton who was charged with weapons violations after police found war memorabilia, including a dirk knife and a police baton, in his vehicle after a traffic accident....
  • Volunteer pilot group gives patients a lift

    Volunteer pilot group gives patients a lift
    They're critically ill, short on money and even shorter on time. But many patients find solace – and a quick free ride to a specialty hospital – on the wings of Vital Flight. "The flight almost becomes part of the healing process," said Tom...
  • Good riddance, 113th

    Good riddance, 113<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup>
    Imagine if you ran a business but you didn't tell your customers exactly what they would be charged for your products or services until nearly the end of the year. Well, you don't have to work your imagination too hard because that's essentially what...