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Disabled American Veterans

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  • For Kentucky town that gave much, new worries over Iraq

    LONDON, Ky. On an unseasonably cool August day, Zola Hamlin pulled up to a small cemetery on the outskirts of town, saluted the headstone of her fallen grandson and offered a somber thought for the parents and grandparents of future soldiers who might get caught again in an Iraq war.
  • U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds

    U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds
    Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general&...

    New VA secretary addresses veterans groups for first time

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald spoke Saturday at the National Disabled American Veterans convention in Las Vegas, his first such address to vets since taking over the agency last month. “Over these next several months, I am going to...

    Serving Veterans: Van Operator Offers Rides To And From Newington Hospital

    NEWINGTON — For Don Davis, it's all about helping his fellow veterans. The former U.S. Marine is coordinator of the Disabled American Veterans' van service at the VA/Connecticut Healthcare hospital in Newington. Every weekday, Davis and his...

    More details from audit of VA healthcare scandal expected Monday

    More details from audit of VA healthcare scandal expected Monday
    As the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs tries to assure congressmen that he is moving to address the VA healthcare scandal, his department is preparing to release more results of a nationwide audit of scheduling practices that have been denounced as...