By KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON – Nobody wants to buy them a beer.
Even near military bases, female veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan aren't often offered a drink on the house as a welcome home.
More than 230,000 American women have fought in those recent wars and at least
What if someone provided our military and those who care about them a truly interactive online community? What if they could use it to interact and support each other in ways that range from the lighthearted and entertaining to deep and meaningful connections? And what if it acted as an exchange, where a variety of experts provide timely news and information of
By KIMBERLY HEFLINGThe Associated PressWashington Times
WASHINGTON -- A military review could bring millions of dollars in benefits to thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans discharged with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The military has agreed to review the records of recent veterans discharged with PTSD to decide
Associated PressWASHINGTON - Patients at Veterans Affairs health centers around the country were given incorrect doses of drugs, had needed treatments delayed and may have been exposed to other medical errors due to software glitches that showed faulty displays of their electronic health records.The glitches, which began in August and lingered until last month, were not disclosed by the Veterans Affairs Department to patients
By Melanie Woodrow
HAMPTON, VA. - A van fire at the Hampton VA Medical Center
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRSFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEEmergency Stipends Successfully Reach Veteran StudentsVA acknowledges shortfalls in Post-9/11 G.I. Bill implementation – promises smoother spring semesterWashington, D.C. - On Thursday, October 15, 2009, Economic Opportunity Subcommittee Chairwoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD) conducted a hearing to review the implementation of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 (Post-9/11 G.I. Bill). ...
On Tuesday, March 23rd at 9:30am the HASC Military Personnel Subcommittee will hold a hearing in Room HCV 210 of the Capitol Visitors Center. Gold Star Wives will make remarks relating to the SBP/DIC offset issue. Please encourage military surviving spouses and our friends and supporters to attend the hearing (preferably wearing yellow) to show support for military surviving spouses and for this issue. We should all make every effort we possibly can to attend and show Congress how truly important this matter is. Thank you.
Sunday, November 29, 2009
What is TRICARE? TRICARE is the health care program serving active duty service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide. As a major component of the Military Health System, TRICARE brings together the health care resources of the uniformed services and supplements them with networks of civilian health care professionals, institutions, pharmacies and
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