Veteran Affairs Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Twisters to raise money for wounded vetsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daily Dispatch

    Twisters owner Victoria Oswald and Bill Woehler, a local Vietnam veteran, have teamed up to organize a fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project at Twisters this weekend. Twisters owner Victoria Oswald and Bill Woehler, a local Vietnam veteran, have teamed up to organize a fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project at Twisters this weekend.

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  2. VA Inspector General: 307Kveterans died waiting for health careRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    The Inspector General's report is out on the failure of the Veterans Affairs Department and it is NOT pretty. The report says 307K veterans with pending health care requests died while waiting for care.

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  3. Remember Rev. Vincent Capodanno at Fort WadsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SILive.com

    The 48th annual mass honoring the Rev. Vincent R. Capodanno, the Elm Park native who lost his life performing last rites on a Vietnam battlefield, will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept.

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  4. Trump to speak on national security from USS Iowa battleshipRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Hill

    GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump will deliver an address on national security and veterans' issues from the USS Iowa, a retired battleship, on Sept. 15. "Donald Trump is a long-standing supporter of veterans and the military and we are honored that he has chosen our organization and event for his major national security address," said Joel Arends, chairman of the Veterans for a Strong America , in a statement on Thursday announcing the event.

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  5. China's President Xi Jinping dedicates himself to peace as...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Independent

    Mr Xi surprises observers at parade in Beijing by declaring that 300,000 troops will be cut from the 2.3 million-strong People's Liberation Army Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies It was the kind of contradiction that seems to come naturally in China: expressions of peace as thousands of doves were let loose into the skies amidst an astonishing demonstration of military might.

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  6. Veterans stick to their guns on OROP issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times of India

    An ex-serviceman during their agitation for OROP scheme at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday. NEW DELHI: With the government now all set to announce implementation of 'one rank, one pension' , military veterans on Thursday declared they will continue with their agitation if their three core demands are not fulfilled.

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  7. Disabled Vet Suing Reno Housing Authority over U.S. Labor LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVN Reno

    The Reno Housing Authority is being accused of violating U.S. labor laws by hiring assistant apartment managers at public housing units to work long hours for only a fraction of the minimum wage with no overtime in exchange for free rent. Lawyers for a disabled U.S. military veteran are seeking class-action status for the suit over the practice they say is "morally as well as legally wrong."

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  8. Matrix Theatre Company Celebrates 25 Years With 2015-2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pridesource.com

    In honor of 25 years performing, Detroit's Matrix Theatre Company has released its four unique performances for the 2015-2016 season. The opening performance for the season, "A Kid Like Jake," highlights gender identity and privilege as a heterosexual couple wrestles with their young son's desire to dress up as Cinderella.

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  9. 307,000 veterans may have died awaiting Veterans Affairs health care, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued Wednesday . The VA's inspector general found that out of about 800,000 records stalled in the agency's system for managing health care enrollment, there were more than 307,000 records that belonged to veterans who had died months or years in the past.

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  10. Brigadier general named Sedgwick County commissionerRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    The Wichita Eagle reported that Sedgwick County commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to approve Brig.

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  11. Arizona Veteran Elected American Legion National Vice CommanderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    George E. Cushing is a member of American Legion Post 29 in Glendale, Ariz. He served in the U.S. Army and Air Force.

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  12. China stages cultural gala for V-Day celebrationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    A grand cultural gala was held on Thursday evening in Beijing as part of China's commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the victory in World War II. China put on a massive military parade on Thursday morning to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and what it calls the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japan ese Aggression.

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  13. Minnesota Vet Elected American Legion National Vice CommanderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    A Navy veteran from Beroun, Minn., was elected as a national vice commander of the 2.2-million member American Legion during The American Legion's 97th National Convention in Baltimore today. A member of American Legion Post 347 in Beroun, Alan A. Davis completed basic training in San Diego, and served in the Navy from 1966 to 1969.

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  14. Nearly 900,000 veterans have pending applications for care at VA -- and a third may already be deadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Despite promises for widespread reform, nearly 900,000 military veterans have pending applications to access health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said this week in a scathing report which recommended a total overhaul of their record-keeping system that could take years. One-third of those veterans are thought to be dead, but problems with the data makes it tough to know how many former troops were still struggling to get care, the report says.

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  15. VA Official: New, Streamlined 'Vets.gov' Coming in NovemberRead the original story

    Yesterday | Government Executive

    The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to unveil a new web portal that incorporates its more than 1,000 veteran-related websites, a VA official announced Thursday. The new hub, called "Vets.gov," is scheduled to go live on Veterans Day -- Nov. 11 -- of this year, VA's Chief Veterans Experience Officer Tom Allin told an audience in Washington.

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  16. Duty, honor, countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Legion Magazine

    Legion family members will have no trouble remembering newly elected American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett's motto. The Department of Georgia Legionnaire made sure to have it placed on this year's membership shirt.

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  17. Report: Veterans Affairs backlog shows 307,000 applicants have diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC 33/40

    A backlog of Department of Veterans Affairs health care applications included over 300,000 entries for individuals who are now deceased, a report issued Wednesday states. According to a review by the VA Office of Inspector General , which was investigating allegations made by whistle-blowers, the Veterans Health Administration health care enrollment system had 867,000 pending records as of September 30, 2014.

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  18. Veterans Health Administration: Over 300,000 Not ServedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Amy Ridenour

    A new report from the Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General found that as "of September 30, 2014, over 307,000 pending ES [Enrollment System] records were for individuals reported as deceased by the Social Security Administration." That's about one-third of those who are the VA's waiting list.

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  19. Research Spots Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vietnam VetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Health.com

    Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange have a more than doubled risk of developing abnormal blood cells that can become cancerous, a new study suggests. The researchers found that U.S. Air Force vets who conducted aerial herbicide spray missions of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War had a 2.4 times increased risk of developing the blood disease known as monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance .

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  20. 307,000 veterans may have died awaiting Veterans Affairs health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Hundreds of thousands of veterans listed in the Department of Veterans Affairs enrollment system died before their applications for care were processed, according to a report issued Wednesday. The VA's inspector general found that out of about 800,000 records stalled in the agency's system for managing health care enrollment, there were more than 307,000 records that belonged to veterans who had died months or years in the past.

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