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VFW Finds Recipients for Recycled Rides

http://www.vfw.org/News-and-Events/Articles/2013-Articles/VFW-Finds-Recipients-for-Recycled-Rides/

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Tricare to stop covering some compounded prescription drugs

http://www.navytimes.com/article/20130628/BENEFITS06/306280028

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Bill Seeks To Correct Records Of Veterans Discharged For Being Gay

 


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Bill Seeks To Correct Records Of Veterans Discharged For Being Gay
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Democratic representatives Charlie Rangel of New York and Mark Pocan of Wisconsin on Wednesday announced that they will sponsor a bill which seeks to correct the records of some gay veterans discharged because of their sexual orientation.

Bill Seeks To Correct Records Of Veterans Discharged For Being Gay – On Top Magazine
Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:42:07 GMT

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VA Starts Campaign to Raise PTSD Awareness

 

In observance of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness month, the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD invites the public to participate in its ‘Take the Step’ campaign.

VA Starts Campaign to Raise PTSD Awareness
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT

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VA Processes Nearly All Disability Claims Pending Over 2 Years, Moves to Complete Those Older Than 1 Year

 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that as a result of the initiative launched in April to expedite disability compensation claims decisions for Veterans who have a waited a year or longer, more than 65,000-claims – or 97 percent of all claims over two years old in the inventory – have been eliminated from the backlog.

VA Processes Nearly All Disability Claims Pending Over 2 Years, Moves to Complete Those Older Than 1 Year
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT

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New Technology in Place for Electronic Submission of Veterans’ Disability Claims

 

A new online application from the Department of Veterans Affairs enables disability compensation claims to be processed faster in a more end-to-end electronic environment, and VA is urging Veterans and their Veterans Service Organization (VSO) representatives to make full use of its capabilities to receive speedier decisions and reduce the backlog of claims.

New Technology in Place for Electronic Submission of Veterans’ Disability Claims
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT

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Incentivizing Employers to Hire Veterans through Permanent Tax Credits

 

Incentivizing Employers to Hire Veterans through Permanent Tax Credits | The White House

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Obama Seeks to Hike Veterans’ Funding Despite Budget Pressure

 

Obama Seeks to Hike Veterans’ Funding Despite Budget Pressure

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Military Healthcare System Now Covers Prescription Drugs for Quitting Smoking

 

Military Healthcare System Now Covers Prescription Drugs for Quitting Smoking | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

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Backlog of veterans claims recalls Vietnam-era benefit battles

 

Backlog of veterans claims recalls Vietnam-era benefit battles — MSNBC