Veterans Affairs News

September 2019

09/30/2019:

Veterans Affairs

Kansas military council focuses on surging troop, veteran suicides

Kentucky Vietnam Wall 'brings loved ones home," Vietnam veteran says​

BlackRock raising awareness, money for veteran issues

Honoring veterans: Nonpareil seeks nominations for special print, online tributes

Wyoming Veterans Affairs hospital set to ban smoking

Lake County group's immediate action helps save Illinois veteran's life as suicide rate climbs

Our View: Rise in suicide among veterans proves vexing

Veterans Corner: Easy to enroll for VA health care

Veterans Commission to offer veterans assistance in Wyoming

Veteran Transition

State of Arizona Designation Heralds Yavapai College’s Service to Veteran Students

Veteran Homelessness

Local veterans invited to Stand Down & Resource Fair

NO MORE HOMELESS HEROES Our mission to get veterans off the streets and into safety

5,800 defence veterans homeless in Australia – that’s more than we thought

Women Veterans

Program Support Assistant – Women Veteran’s Health Program Job in Aurora, Colorado – Department of Veterans Affairs

Woman veteran's dog tags discovered, returned to family

09/23/2019:

Veterans Affairs

PR veterans still struggling two years after Hurricane Maria

Standing up for veterans at this year’s annual Stand Down event in Rocky Hill

Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Duluth dedicated

Reach out to veterans who may be struggling with mental health issues

Help wanted: Challenges at VA medical centers go beyond budgets and buildings

Walk-in flu clinic protects Veterans, employees, against seasonal influenza virus

Suicide: Dealing with a national crisis

Smoking ban at VA sites has some veterans fuming

This week in Congress: VA policy talk before fall break

Veterans Affairs medical center planned in Cape Girardeau

Third Judicial Court gets Veterans Treatment Court

Veteran Transition

Returned servicemen and women are living on the streets at a rate three times higher than the national average, alarming report finds

Scheer promises to clear backlog of veterans waiting to receive benefits

Veteran Homelessness

Hollywood in the Heartland to help veterans

Canada election: Bay of Quinte

600th Consecutive Sunday Rally - "Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME'

Homeless services in Alaska face uncertain future as state cuts back

Epidemic of veteran suicide the focus of forum in San Marcos

Report's grim picture of homeless veterans

Shameful statistics: Shocking rates of veteran homelessness revealed

Women Veterans

Kim Graff saluted Sunday for Operation Fan Mail

Women's Seminar to be Held for Female Veterans in Weslaco

MARINE VETERAN USES KNOWLEDGE TO HELP WOMEN LEARN SELF-DEFENSE

09/09/2019:

Veterans Affairs

Congressional offices evicted from Florida VA center

This week in Congress: Budget deadline looms

Why fewer people are using the GI Bill

Trump order targets mental health means

Accountability: Consequences, change needed at VA

Another West Virginia VA hospital is under investigation, this time for sex assault allegations

VA may have to pay billions in vets' emergency care bills

Harrison County court officials start new Veterans Treatment CourtA Retired Marine Trying to Find an Attorney to Sue On Behalf of Veterans

Veteran Transition

Massachusetts Guard’s Yellow Ribbon Event Advances Resource Readiness

‘Take action to stay well’: Tailored health checks for veterans

Veteran Homelessness

Lawmakers Host Homeless Veterans Hearing in Pasco Monday

Hollywood in the Heartland ready to help veterans

Recent evictions, police activity could end decades of homeless camps in Wallace Marine Park

El Dorado County experiences uptick in homelessness

Women Veterans

Veterans honored at the Big E for Military Appreciation Day

Women's Ambulance Safety Patrol artifacts honored in Historical Society's annual picnic

American Legion Auxiliary holds Women of the Year luncheon

Phyllis Newman, Tony-winning actress and women's health advocate, dies at 86

Women Veteran's Support Group to meet Sept. 29 at Carson City's Mills Park

09/02/2019:

Veterans Affairs

Veterans Journal: VA and National Guard now provide on-site counseling during training weekends

Manchin addresses probe at VA hospital

Pence: ‘The Bible stays’ at New Hampshire veterans hospital facing lawsuit

State and U.S. lawmakers will lead roundtable discussion on veteran suicide Tuesday

VA Director: 'Person of interest' already removed

CU To Host VA Claims Processor On Tuesday

Why We Should Fight for the Veterans Health Administration

Veteran Transition

Raytheon’s ‘RayVets’ help Alabama veterans transition to workplace

Veteran Homelessness

Veteran shares journey: From living homeless behind Walmart, to tiny home, to hope

IWP member helping female veterans escape homelessness | Guestview

Women Veterans

Fairfield native becomes 1940s-era pinup to support military fundraising effort