A local cemetery for veterans can afford to get a little bit roomier thanks to a check from Uncle Sam.
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The regional director for veterans hospitals across New England is facing criticism for his role in problems at the Manchester VA Medical Center.
In 1944, the G.I. Bill was signed into law by President Roosevelt, providing those who had served in WWII with an array of benefits, including tuition payments.
Internal Department of Veterans Affairs data provided by whistleblowers reveals the agency is only filling about half of its capacity to make medical appointments
Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities and suggest social isolation, gun ownership and access to health care may be factors.
Veterans continued to flock to the Herb Young Community Center in Cary on Friday to resolve problems with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
From the street in this working-class neighborhood, people passing by the two-story house can look through the window and glimpse a peace sign and various iterations of the Stars and Stripes.
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, around 20 veterans committed suicide per day in 2014 – the most recently available statistics.
Command Sgt. Maj. Gary Flaherty, executive director of the Columbia County Veterans Services Department, said 34 of the veterans he served died since the start of the year and is warning veterans to file their claims paperwork and make family members aware of posthumous desires as early as possible.
There are approximately 200,000 veterans who leave the service each year, but these warriors rarely receive the holistic support that they need to address their unique concerns during and after the transition to civilian life.
Veterans no longer must take a written test to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License as long if they operated a large truck in the military in 2016.
The home of professional golf’s greatest event, is now home to the masters of the Department of Veterans Affairs Canteen Service.
Veterans and their families are invited to a free health fair at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the New Tampa YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive, to kick off a new partnership between the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA and James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics.
The Social Security Administration’s Office of Inspector General found cases where more than 3,900 beneficiaries, marked deceased in the Veterans Affairs Department database, could still be receiving Social Security payments.
More than 2,900 veterans are caught up in bureaucracy hell at the Shreveport VA hospital
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced on Aug. 11 that the two-month pilot phase of the new White House VA Hotline
Veterans often say one of the most important things for them to do is to talk to other veterans.
After one dermatologist moved to the private sector, the Tucson VA hospital now employs just one dermatologist who works slightly less than full time, plus a dermatologic physician assistant.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Wednesday that he is “outraged” by what he saw from Nazis and white supremacists during a deadly altercation Saturday in Charlottesville
The Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center’s mission is to help veterans and their families.
A new federal law will allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to finally begin a long-planned expansion of its health care center in Portland.
The home has enough single rooms for 50 people. But for the past year, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has ceased accepting new admissions, limiting the home to 80 percent capacity.
The recent exhumation of an Army Vietnam veteran’s body from the Connecticut State Veterans Cemetery was a rare invocation of federal laws aimed at keeping murderers and rapists out of veterans burial grounds, federal and state officials say.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it has been forced to rehire the former director of the VA Medical Center in Washington D.C. who was fired in July after an internal investigation.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs fired the longtime head of the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center amid growing questions about his leadership of the facility.
At a town hall-style meeting Monday night, a majority of the whistleblowers who alerted the Boston Globe to ongoing issues at the Manchester VA Medical Center spoke one by one, expressing their concerns directly to veterans.
An additional $2 billion for the Veterans Choice Program isn’t the only provision lawmakers rushed to pass before leaving Friday for the August recess.
The interim director of the embattled Manchester VA Medical Center told nearly 100 veterans he’s working to address allegations of substandard care at the facility but has acknowledged the culture can’t be changed overnight.
Days after the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it was pulling Ashford University’s eligibility to enroll students using the GI Bill, a move that could also jeopardize its tuition assistance eligibility the school believes it has found a fix.
As a physician, my professional assessment is that the Department of Veterans Affairs has made significant progress over the past six months — but it still requires intensive care.