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Topic - U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs
President Barack Obama is recommending that the federal government spend more than $300 million to expand two major ports of entry at the California border with Mexico in an effort to ease traffic and enhance trade and security.
Federal prosecutors say a South China man has pleaded guilty to continuing to collect his mother's veterans' benefits for four years after she died.
The owner of two Northern California medical-supply businesses was arrested on charges that he ran a $100 million-dollar-plus Ponzi scheme to keep his firms afloat.
President George W. Bush has demanded a significant change in how military veterans are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he'll be meeting with officials at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System hospital in West Haven, after a report found unsanitary conditions at the care center.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has named a new director for its Illiana Health Care System based in Danville.
The nation's largest bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., will pay $614 million and improve mortgage lending practices under a deal announced Tuesday to settle claims it approved thousands of unqualified home mortgage loans for government insurance and refinancing since 2002, costing the government millions of dollars when the loans defaulted.
Patriot Plaza rises from a sprawling construction site at the heart of Sarasota National Cemetery, but it's easy to spot Sandy Beckley.
In his news conference last week, President Obama painted the specter of a society crumbling through no fault of his own. However, ultimately, he decides which activities to shut down as the debt ceiling is reached. The ease and petulance of his decisions becomes evident when knowing the federal government continues to receive billions of dollars in tax payments each day and still funds more than 80 percent of federal activities.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it's adding staff and installing new managers at its Baltimore regional office to reduce a large backlog of claims from Maryland veterans. The changes stem from a General Accountability Office report that found the Baltimore office had the nation's highest percentage of backlogged cases and the highest rate of errors.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is being tight-lipped about the quality of care 450,000 veterans in Maryland are receiving.
Honor Flights bring veterans from around the country to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials of the wars in which they fought. The current focus is on World War II veterans and any veteran who has a terminal illness.
Unemployed veterans may be heading back to school en masse under a federal program to get out-of-work veterans trained and back into the job market.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I understand that Virginia now offers a property tax exemption for disabled veterans. What is the procedure for establishing this eligibility?
Dear Sgt Shaft: In regard to your recent advice to a vet concerning concerning Agent Orange, enlarged prostate and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are not presumptive conditions associated with this defoliant. If these conditions were diagnosed on active duty, however, then that is another story. Also, any one with boots on the ground is considered to have been exposed to AO for VA compensation purposes.