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Nine law schools across the country have expressed an interest in how the College of William and Mary is working to reduce the backlog of veteran's disability claims, Sen. Mark R. Warner said Thursday. The Virginia senator has taken a personal interest...
A bipartisan group of lawmakers pressed the Obama administration Wednesday to reduce the backlog of disability claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs by improving cooperation between the several agencies that have a role in the process. Senators...
Through Tuesday Fallen Floridians Memorial Cross Tribute: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily; Lawton House, 200 W. Broadway St., Oviedo. More than 370 crosses will be on display, honoring Florida soldiers who have died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Details:...
ReutersBy Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will ask the private sector to develop software to track troops' health records, part of an ambitious plan to create a system that is fully integrated with the one used...
Under fire for its backlog of disability claims, the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced it would enlist the help of two established service organizations to speed the process. The Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion...
WDBJ7 ReporterThe newest building at the Salem Veterans Affairs Hospital will treat the injuries you can't see. The $9.5 million dollar Mental Health Wing will treat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and other psychological ailments. The 25,000 square...
Gerald Eugene Ingram Sr. passed to his heavenly home May 17, 2013, at the Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Gerald, also known as Roney, was born in Dargan, Md., on July 25, 1923, to the late Dola Ingram. He lived in Martinsburg for most of...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThe Department of Veterans Affairs has come up with several ideas to eliminate the backlog of veterans claims for benefits. It previously has announced a move to electronic claims processing and said it would expedite claims that have been pending......
As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, a recent visit to Afghanistan and Bahrain confirmed my deep appreciation for service members and citizens who willingly put themselves in harm's way for the sake of our nation. Over the course of an...
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
The old gravestone is broken. A crack about three-quarters of the way to the top has severed it, exposing a rough, jagged edge, like a chipped front tooth. The detached top, where the name and date of birth were long ago etched, lies on the ground. It's...
Daily American Staff Writer, @damichellegThe Korean War is often referred to as the forgotten war. But it was not forgotten Thursday as Somerset County Korean War veterans were honored in a ceremony at the Somerset County Office Building. Lt. Col. Kang Moon Ho, assistant defense attache for...
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