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VA commemorating 90 years of health care innovation

The Department of Veterans Affairs will highlight 90 years of improving the lives of veterans and other Americans through medical and prosthetics research when it celebrates National VA Research Week…

Eligibility criteria for 40 miles calculation would change to driving distance

In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will change the calculation used to determine the distance between…

VA awards over $600,000 to help homeless vets find permanent homes

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $615,859 to help homeless veterans in Colorado find a place to call…

VA extends program for veterans with traumatic brain injury

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the award of 20 contracts for the Assisted Living Pilot Program for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (AL-TBI). Originally slated to end…

Veterans for Veterans golf tournament Saturday, May 16

By Ken Rogers Special to The SUN Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County is proud to announce its second annual golf tournament scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 16,…

VA works to expand Choice Program eligibility

In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will change the calculation used to determine the distance between a…

Veterans Memorial Park seeks design ideas

By Val Valentine Special to The SUN Have you seen a statue or veterans memorial in other parts of the country that you would like incorporated into the Veterans Memorial…

Requirement of standardized forms simplifies application process for veterans

By Teresa Large Special to The SUN With the goal of making the application process easier and more efficient for our veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now requires…

Groundbreaking device being tested by VA may put end to pressure ulcers

Pressure ulcers (commonly known as bed sores) are one of the most troublesome and painful complications for patients during a long hospital stay, but a joint project between the Department…

VA changes to Veterans Choice Cards benefit local residents

A press release from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it would alter its 40-mile rule to improve access to health care for veterans living in rural areas. This…