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Congressman Jerry McNerney today heralded the House Appropriations Committee's inclusion of his recommended action to direct the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to address the backlog of disability claims at its regional offices across the country.
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ST. PAUL, Minn. - Thousands of Minnesota soldiers are returning from war with chronic pain from injuries that leave many of them impaired and even disabled.
Marcus Kissner, veteran services coordinator for Western Colorado Conservation Corps, says, "A lot of the operations of the BLM fire go hand in hand with the military traits and operations that the veterans already bring to the table.
Investigators look into what caused an explosion in Delaware after a widow handed over some of her deceased husband's belongings.
FEBRUARY 26: Female Marine recruits stand in line while they wait for a dental examination on their first full day of boot camp on February 26, 2013 at MCRD Parris Island, South Carolina.
Peter Mackay, Justin Trudeau and Martha Hall-Finley participating in Chair-Leaders, a nationwide campaign with events taking place all across Canada.
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Federal and state officials are looking into so-called "pension advances," deals they say are digging retirees and military veterans deep into debt, while also putting individual investors at risk.
Veterans treated at Veterans Affairs Department medical facilities for post-traumatic stress disorder often receive highly addictive sedatives even though the department's own guidelines issued in 2010 recommend against their use for the condition.
People who falsely claim they have received a military medal in order to obtain money or government benefits could face up to a year in jail under legislation that easily passed the House Monday.
Police have considered him missing and endangered since Saturday, when he apparently called his out-of-state parents and indicated he was thinking of killing himself.
West Springfield High School student Elizabeth Bowban, 18, interviews 107-year-old World War II veteran Richard Overton of Austin, Texas, May 18 at the National World War II Memorial for the Friends of World War II Memorial's Capturing the Voices of World War II: A Student Interview Project.
Milton Fabianich quietly read 94 names Sunday evening marking the second year he remained the last living member of the Weirton Last Man's Club.
A group of masked men burst into a Northeast Philadelphia home and beat up a disabled veteran before stealing his televion, money and other items.
But some must-pass items have yet to get final approval. They include a plan that raises $2.1 billion in new taxes and another measure to pay for core state agencies, such as the Revenue Department and Department of Veterans Affairs.
More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness stemming from sexual abuse in the military, and 4,000 sought disability benefits, underscoring the staggering long-term impact of a crisis that has roiled the Pentagon and been condemned by President Barack Obama as ""shameful and disgraceful." A Department of Veterans Affairs ... (more)
Editor's note: This press release was submitted by the city of Dearborn. The city of Dearborn would like to thank the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council Memorial Day Parade Committee for its dedication to planning the 89th annual event.