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VA&R deputy director attends public meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
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New regulation will make it easier for veterans to obtain VA health care and disability compensation for certain diseases associated with service in Southwest Asia, including Iraq or Afghanistan.
American Legion delivers annual report on 32 VA medical facilities to members of Congress.
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A mix of factual and incorrect information being circulated about disabled veterans’ benefits.
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Legion rep meets with Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation personnel to discuss treatments for spinal cord injuries.
VA&R director attends briefing on disability benefits questionnaire designed to streamline claims process.
Appearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee, VA secretary defends decision to add three more illnesses to presumptive list.
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American Legion seeking veterans who had to re-enroll in VA after getting health-care treatment at another VA facility.
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VA says it will continues to ensure and protect Servicemembers', Survivors' Life Insurance benefits administered by Prudential.
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New VA regulation adds three health conditions to the list of those presumed to have been caused by exposure to the toxic defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War.
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Chairman of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs tells Legion nation is ‘paying a horrible price' for treatment of Vietnam veterans.
Legion leaders tour facility that helps veterans on the road to permanent housing.
VA secretary tells Legion his agency's massive backlog of undecided benefits claims is one of his top three priorities for 2011.
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On Aug. 31, VA will officially expand the list of health problems that are presumed to be linked to Agent Orange and exposure to other herbicides.
Michael Walcoff expects 190,000 more claims the first year after new Agent Orange regulations go into effect.
National staff on hand to address questions specifically concerning veterans issues, discuss Legion programs, membership.
Denise Williams, assistant director for health policy, attends Fourth National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery.
Regional benefits office the site of pilot program that will initially focus on compensation benefits.
Shinseki vows to get America’s veterans off the streets within five years. Even the homeless aren’t sure it can be done.
D.C. office's executive director joins White House discussion of veterans affairs and employment issues
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Program proposes alternate method of rating veterans with musculoskeletal conditions.
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs conducts hearing attended by VA&R Deputy Director Jacob Gadd
Money to fund three new research projects that focus on testing or developing new treatments for illnesses affecting veterans who served in the Gulf War from 1990-1991.
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Legion deputy director delivers recommendations for enhanced suicide-prevention efforts for DoD, VA, during congressional subcommittee hearing.
Director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division says more training, oversight needed at VA facilities to avoid St. Louis failures.
Legion’s deputy director of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division argues that PTSD veterans should be granted disability.
Streamlined claims process published in Federal Register, go into effect Tuesday.
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VA&R, Public Relations staff collaborate on ways to enhance outreach efforts through radio, television PSAs.
Legion welcomes new regulations but urges VA to allow private practitioners to diagnose, treat condition.
Legion is recommending further improvements to the Rating and Processing Individual's Disability Claims Act.