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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Top U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Articles

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  • No evidence Pa. fugitive stabbed himself to death, coroner says

    PHILADELPHIA A year ago, Bradley Stone had agreed to give up his guns. Last week, he had persuaded a Veterans Affairs psychologist he was neither suicidal nor homicidal. On Wednesday, the onetime Marine had officials perplexed about how he died. A...
  • Parking woes at Hampton VA to continue

    Parking woes at Hampton VA to continue
    Venner Milewski, a Navy Vietnam veteran, has been a patient at the Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center for about six years. When he makes the 40-minute round trip trek from his home in York County, Milewski knows if he arrives by 8:30 a.m. he'll...
  • 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...
  • Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?

    Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?
    With barely a week to go before another government shutdown could be upon us, the Republican leaders in Congress vow it won't happen this time. They have been huddling over ways to avert it, while other congressional Republicans plot other ways to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Howard County health digest

    Look good, feel better This American Cancer Society program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as...
  • 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...
  • Fredericks: Frank Wagner running for governor

    Radio man John Fredericks is in Chantilly for the annual Virginia GOP Advance and says state Sen. Frank Wagner confirmed his plans to run for governor in 2017. Just ran into State Sen. Frank Wagner @VA_GOP #Advance who confirmed he plans to run for Va...
  • 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...