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Guidelines for VA health care enrollment

A person who served in the active military, naval or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable may qualify for VA health care benefits.…

VA launches campaign to increase veterans’ economic potential

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald, with leaders from national and local veterans service organizations, corporate employers and government agencies, announced the launch of the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative…

Honoring our service members on Memorial Day

By Marian Lark Special to The SUN On Memorial Day, we honor men and women who died while courageously serving in the U.S. military. We also recognize active duty service…

Free legal advice offered at monthly veterans clinic in Albuquerque

By William Armstrong Special to The SUN Enrolled veterans of the New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) with legal questions on civil matters will have an opportunity to receive…

American Legion collecting unserviceable flags

By Roy Vega Special to The SUN The American Legion is collecting unserviceable American and Colorado state flags for proper disposal on or about Flag Day, June 14. The full…

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To commemorate the month, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is encouraging veterans, along with their families and friends, to visit and view recovery…

Hole-in-one prizes are back at Vets for Vets Golf Tournament

By Ken Rogers Special to The SUN Vets for Vets has again been given the privilege of receiving four hole-in-one prizes for the four Par 3 holes on the Pinon…

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…