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Commander Hill applauds the Senate for overwhelming support of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2009.
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Patrick Dunne, VA's Under Secretary for Benefits, has announced his resignation for early next year. Dunne, who attained the rank of rear admiral while in the U.S. Navy, has been with VA since 2006.
In early November, the Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledged three more diseases as linked to Agent Orange exposure.
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The American Legion's Washington office staff participated on Nov. 9 in "Time Out For Veteran's Health" - a free health concerns event for veterans conducted at FedExField.
An easy transition from service to civilian life was among the topics discussed by a DoD official and Clarence Hill during a breakfast at the Pentagon this morning.
Craig Newmark, founder of advertising Web site Craigslist, has agreed to serve on the VA blue-ribbon panel that will evaluate ideas to improve disability claims processing time and provide greater transparency for veterans.
The American Legion welcomed VA’s five-year plan to eliminate homelessness among veterans; the Legion has provided expert testimony on the issue to Congress and VA for several years.
VA has stayed the adjudication of new claims based on exposure to Agent Orange; it says that new regulations on presumptive medical conditions need to be finalized.
Landmark law provides budget appropriations for the Department of Veterans Affairs one year in advance, assuring timely delivery of funding.
After a long campaign by The American Legion, the Senate passes a bill to provide advance funding for the VA health-care system.