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St. Vincent’s now health-care provider for veterans

St. Vincent’s now health-care provider for veterans St. Vincent‘s Medical Center announced Friday a new partnership to provide care through the Veterans Choice Program, giving veterans the opportunity to receive care at St. Vincent’s locations throughout the state. The medical … Continue reading

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More than 125,000 U.S. Veterans of the Middle East Were Denied VA Benefits

More than 125,000 U.S. Veterans of the Middle East Were Denied VA Benefits There seems to be a huge disconnect between the nation’s mounting concerns about suicides among U.S. veterans of the Middle East wars and the Department of Veterans … Continue reading

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Honor Flight Columbus now accepting Vietnam Veterans

Honor Flight Columbus now accepting Vietnam Veterans On Saturday, Honor Flight Columbus begins another season of taking veterans to see their memorials in Washington, D.C. Honor Flight began in Springfield, Ohio in 2004, taking World War Two veterans to see … Continue reading

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How conservatives are plotting to steal veterans’ health care

How conservatives are plotting to steal veterans’ health care Veterans have long been breaking new ground for American social programs. A pension program for Civil War vets was the first national-level welfare program of any kind. Today the Department of Veterans … Continue reading

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Senator Warner responds to 13News Now veteran brain injury investigation

Senator Warner responds to 13News Now veteran brain injury investigation A U.S. Senator is getting involved after a 13News Now investigation uncovered veterans might not be getting the medical care and benefits they have earned. Sen. Mark Warner said we … Continue reading

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Chuck Hagel laments the dearth of veterans in key national security roles

Chuck Hagel laments the dearth of veterans in key national security roles Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel worries that too few veterans are helping shape national security decisions today. On Tuesday, during comments at a HillVets event across the street … Continue reading

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DAVs helping more veterans with VA claims

DAVs helping more veterans with VA claims A half dozen veterans sat side by side in a hallway, paperwork in hand as they waited to be attended by one of the DAV service officers at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center. It’s a Tuesday … Continue reading

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Florida launches effort to lure veterans from other states

Florida launches effort to lure veterans from other states Daniel Kalagian hated the cold. The 20-year Army veteran’s injuries from a rough ride in a helicopter in Iraq left him with a bad back, hip and shoulder along with hearing … Continue reading

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PAWS Act Seeks to Help Veterans With PTSD Get Service Dogs

PAWS Act Seeks to Help Veterans With PTSD Get Service Dogs A bill introduced to the House of Representatives on Wednesday would create a program to help connect veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with service dogs. The Puppies Assisting … Continue reading

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Purple Heart found at Goodwill store returned to WWII veteran’s family

Purple Heart found at Goodwill store returned to WWII veteran’s family You can find a lot of treasures at second-hand stores, but one Mesa couple said they found a Purple Heart, which sparked a nationwide search for its owner. They … Continue reading

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