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Veterans Affairs

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  • Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex

    Once homeless, veterans find refuge in Eastside housing complex
    Harry Jones' most-prized possession is a big brown sofa, with plenty of room for two. But it sits unused half the time because the 64-year-old veteran prefers to stand across the room, where he can better admire it.
  • After years of declining numbers, veterans in Senate may gain a seat

    The number of military veterans in the U.S. Senate had declined in every election since 1982 — until Tuesday. Victories by three newcomers — Republicans Tom Cotton in Arkansas and Joni Ernst in Iowa and Democrat Gary Peters in Michigan...

    Does being a veteran help candidates? A Montana politician hopes so

    Backstage before a debate between the two main candidates vying for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House, the moderator joked with John Lewis, the Democrat, asking whether he had brought his guitar to perform. The Republican, Ryan Zinke, a former...

    No matter the cost, veterans deserve care

    To the editor: The "temporary VA fix" must, not could, be permanent as a floor for what we do for our veterans sent to fight ridiculous wars for ridiculous reasons, using ridiculous strategies with ridiculous and tragic results. ("Lawmakers' costly plan...

    Better to treat too many veterans for PTSD than too few

    To the editor: There are reasons why claims to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for post-traumatic stress disorder are high: ("As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims," Aug. 3) - In previous wars, PTSD was not...