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Commission on care to propose new vets healthcare system:

According to a June 7 Military Times article by Patricia Kime, a “blue ribbon panel” studying the future of Veterans Affairs health care is poised to recommend an overhaul to the system that would create a structure similar to the … Continue reading

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VA Secretary provides relief for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injuries:

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald has granted equitable relief to more than 24,000 Veterans following a national review of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) medical examinations conducted in connection with disability compensation claims processed between 2007 and 2015. This action … Continue reading

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Information and Benefits Seminar

Free Veterans Information Seminar When Tuesday June 14th Starts at 3:30 p.m. Where In the Grand Hall of the Cherokees At the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 777 West Cherokee St Catoosa, OK Why If you served in the Armed … Continue reading

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Homeless Assistance Bill Introduced

Senator Richard Blumenthal introduced S. 1885, the Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015. This bill would expand service and assistance to include veterans who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, and veterans with very low incomes. This expansion would … Continue reading

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Health Care Update from VA

VA Health Care Official Announces Initiatives and Progress Made to Improve Access to Care New Initiatives Chart Roadmap to Access-to-Care Improvements WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) top health care official today announced progress and new steps VA … Continue reading

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VA Vet Choice Program:

At a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Health Subcommittee in late MAR representatives of the Department of Veterans Affairs explained how the VA plans to manage an overhaul of the VA’s new Choice Program. According to an article on … Continue reading

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Military Records/DD-214:

The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) has provided the following website for veterans to gain access to their DD-214s online: http://vetrecs.archives.gov or try http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records. This may be particularly helpful when a veteran needs a copy of his DD-214 for employment … Continue reading

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Assistance with Choice Program Billing Issues

VA Announces Community Care Call Center to Help Veterans with Choice Program Billing Issues WASHINGTON – Veterans can now work directly with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to resolve debt collection issues resulting from inappropriate or delayed Choice Program … Continue reading

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Blue Water Navy

The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 (H.R. 969 and S. 681) was introduced by Representative Christopher Gibson and Senator Kristin Gillibrand, respectively. This legislation would expand presumptions for Vietnam Veterans to be awarded service connection for illnesses … Continue reading

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