Topics :: veterans
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By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Feb 1, 2012
Tracey Cooper-Harris, who served in the Army for 12 years, announced on Wednesday that she will file a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs after her application for benefits for her spouse was denied.
By Michelle Locke | Tuesday May 17, 2011
Deb Stallings was more than a little surprised when she found out that budgetary concerns meant that residents of the veterans’ home in the Napa Valley, one of the world’s most renowned wine regions, were being served wine from - gasp! - out of state.
By Mike Baker | Wednesday Sep 1, 2010
The system that automatically awards disability benefits to some veterans because of concerns about Agent Orange seems contrary to efforts to control federal spending, the Republican co-chairman of President Barack Obama’s deficit commission said Tuesday.
By Matthew Perrone | Monday Aug 30, 2010
Andrew White returned from a nine-month tour in Iraq beset with signs of post-traumatic stress disorder: insomnia, nightmares, constant restlessness. Doctors tried to ease his symptoms using three psychiatric drugs, including a potent anti-pyschotic called Seroque
By Barbara Ortutay | Monday May 24, 2010
For young veterans returning from duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, the process of re-entering society can be daunting, especially if they have been injured or have struggled with mental health problems.
By Kimberly Hefling | Monday Aug 17, 2009
The Veterans Affairs Department on Monday begins offering routine HIV tests to veterans who receive medical care.
Tuesday Jul 28, 2009
Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations will honor gay military veterans at an event in downtown Chicago.
By Matthew S. Bajko | Thursday Jul 16, 2009
Two former VA employees file suit for anti-gay discrimination
By Scott Stiffler | Tuesday May 19, 2009
Military veteran Diane Schroer’s legal victory may bring a change to the way the federal government handles hiring transgendered workers.
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