Though opioid deaths are surging, most of the addiction services provided by Veterans Affairs Connecticut are more than an hour’s drive from Danbury.
Hundreds of Comcast employees and their families gathered Saturday to build a garden and help transform a former campground into a retreat for combat veterans.
The number of uninsured veterans in the U.S. declined by nearly 40% from 2013 to 2015, but that number could drop even more if more states opt to expand Medicaid, according to a new report.
Charles Steils wasn’t looking for accolades for his service in the Korean War. His buddies at Nugent-Demuth American Legion Post 714 in Gilbertville had other ideas.
Hundreds of brothers in arms paid their respects Wednesday to seven homeless or unclaimed veterans.
The uninsured rate among veterans under age 65 dropped to 5.9% in 2015, down from 9.6% two years earlier, according to the report. The number of vets lacking coverage fell to 552,000, down from 980,000.
Our Veteran of the week is a disabled Marine we have been working with the last year, assisting him in applying for VA benefits.
Almost half a million veterans gained health care coverage during the first two years of the Affordable Care Act, a report finds.
Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS “MinuteClinics” to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
An ad in the April 9, 1967, edition of The New York Times caught my attention and changed my life. “We appeal to North Vietnam
President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation to extend temporarily a program that gives veterans access to private-sector health care.
Quinnipiac University occupational therapy students who served in the armed forces took part in a veterans equine learning program this month at the JC Eventing barn.
Mark Oberle proudly demonstrates successes so far in the revival and remodel of the formerly shuttered Lane County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Forest Work Camp.
Hector Barajas is constantly dreaming about the day he’ll return to the United States legally.
An East Texas safe haven for women is working to expand their services to female veterans.
The Grand Island City Council has hired a company to assist the city with deciding how to use land that will become available when the veterans home moves to another town.
As a candidate, Donald Trump made veterans services a top issue. He promised to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs, saying often that veterans aren’t treated with the respect they deserve.
Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin said Thursday that he would initiate a top-down review of the VA medical center in the nation’s capital after an urgent watchdog report warned that patients were being put at risk due to bad inventory practices from potentially dirty syringes to medical supply shortages.
The Department of Veterans Affairs just announced the launch of a new suicide prevention data analysis tool to help detect and treat veterans at risk of suicide.
Still active and agile at 95, Duane Webster climbed one leg at a time into a World War II-era biplane at Boca Raton Airport on Thursday.
An incriminating and concerning report from the Office of Inspector General that states VA put patients in “imminent danger” at the VA facility in Washington D.C.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to create a program that would help veterans become farmers and establish a logo to differentiate the state’s veteran-grown products.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) today announced the introduction of the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act, a bill to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire additional Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists in order to ensure veterans have greater access to effective and tailored treatment.
One month into Rep. J.M. Lozano’s tenure as chairman of the Texas House’s Higher Education Committee, the Republican from Kingsville knew time was running short.
A record number of veterans participated in the annual mini-games at the Martinsburg Veterans Administration Medical Center on Saturday.
President Donald Trump was right to order a missile strike against a Syrian air base, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday.
Veteran Affairs health benefits have been extended to more than 142,000 veterans living in rural Alabama.
Three veterans and a spouse attended the March 25 Kix concert free of charge thanks to the Hummels Wharf Fire Co. and veterans organization Freedom Fighter Outdoors.
Gustavo Guardiola lurched and stumbled in his kitchen as if standing on a ship’s deck in rough seas.
The Nassau Coliseum has had “Veterans” in its name since it opened in 1972, but until now, the primary tribute to veterans was only a plaque on a boulder.