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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • A Russian matchmaker finds pain and love in America

    A Russian matchmaker finds pain and love in America
    As soon as Yana Donetskaya landed in America in 2003, she did what she knew how to do best: find a husband. "I am a 26-year-old woman from Yekaterinburg in the heart of Russia, which makes me a perfect mix of Western culture and Eastern wisdom," she...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gloucester policy for providing free or reduced price meals

                                            MEDIA RELEASE 2014-2015                POLICY FOR PROVIDING FREE OR REDUCED PRICE MEALS                                                                                                                          ...
  • Stop the presses! The VA is doing something to make life easier for veterans' families

     
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a lot of problems, and I've shared many of them with you. When it does something right it's only fair that I also pass that along, and it's making a change that will......
  • Is Obama trying to get impeached to distract us?

    Is Obama trying to get impeached to distract us?
    Please pay very close attention to this column, because the Obama administration will probably attempt to distract you as you're reading. That distraction could come in the form of lawless government overreach or an outbreak of international violence....
  • Obama signs bill with more money for VA care

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed a bill into law Thursday designed to restore trust in the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs following a national uproar over long waits and poor care at veterans' hospitals and clinics across the nation....
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • Capitol Hill negotiators unveil deal to fix the VA

    WASHINGTON House and Senate negotiators unveiled a $17 billion compromise plan Monday to repair a Department of Veterans Affairs mired in controversy over delayed patient care and agency efforts to conceal the problem. The deal ends weeks of sometimes...
  • Spike In Connecticut VA Wait Times Unacceptable

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal can't be blamed for his double-take at numbers showing there's been a tripling of Connecticut veterans forced to wait more than 30 days to receive medical care at federal veterans' facilities in this state. Coming months...
  • Fixing Veterans Affairs

     Fixing Veterans Affairs
    After Doug Chase was diagnosed with a brain tumor, his wife contacted a Veterans Affairs hospital in Bedford, Mass., to have him treated there. That was in 2012. Finally, last month, the VA agreed to make an appointment. But by then Doug, a Vietnam...