A sculpture portraying a wounded soldier being helped on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.
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20 Veterans Died By Suicide A Day In 2014
The largest study on veteran suicide to date provides insight on at-risk veterans, especially among those not receiving care through the VA.
President Barack Obama delivers the graduation address to the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2016 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2, 2016.
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Obama Warns Against Privatizing The VA
During a visit to the Air Force Academy in Colorado, the president flatly stated he opposed privatizing the VA.
A sculpture portraying a wounded soldier being helped on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.
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Vets With Chronic Pain Find Relief At VA’s Pain Schools
The VA’s pain schools offer a way to treat chronic pain that doesn’t rely on prescription drugs like opioids.
Iraq war veteran and former Marine infantryman Sean Barney is running for Congress for the state of Delaware.
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In His Run For Congress, This Iraq War Vet Isn’t Running From PTSD
Marine veteran Sean Barney talks about his run for Congress, his military service, and the role of veterans in politics.
In this June 9, 2014 file photo is a sculpture portraying a wounded soldier being helped on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.
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VA Is Denying Benefits To Vets With Bad Paper Discharges At Unprecedented Rates, Report Finds
125,000 veterans who served since 2001 have been excluded from basic VA services, perhaps unjustly.
Taking it back: Help prevent prescription abuse
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The Army Doesn’t Consistently Track Meds For PTSD, Report Finds
When it comes to prescription drugs, the Army needs to make some changes in its bookkeeping. It needs to start.
A service dog at the 32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
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Despite Recent Gains, Restrictions Persist For Service Dogs At VA Facilities
Service dogs are allowed at Veteran Affairs facilities, but are restricted from staying overnight at inpatient care.
This April 1, 2015 photo shows the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility in North Las Vegas.
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Investigation Reveals Rising VA Privacy Violations
A yearlong investigation by ProPublica reveals sweeping privacy violations at VA medical facilities.
Mike Fenney, an Army veteran from Ridgewood, center, salutes as local military mothers and veterans lay wreaths in Veterans Memorial Park in Mahwah, N.J., as part of a national program honoring those who have served and continue to do so, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015.
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Vets Who Accept Separation Pay Can’t Receive VA Compensation
Under federal law, until veterans pay back their involuntary separation pay, they can have their VA disability compensation withheld.
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Make Your Transition A Breeze With These 6 Steps
Six tips for easing your transition out of the military.