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Saying goodbye to a fellow veteran

PREVIEW Columnist It is with great sadness that I say goodbye to another fellow veteran and friend. Services and celebration will be held on Saturday, March 1, at1 p.m. at…

Targeting innovations in veteran mental health

PREVIEW Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the first of multiple Industry Innovation Competitions in 2014, which identifies, tests and evaluates promising innovations that enhance the accessibility…

VA purchases land for new national cemetery in Colorado

SUN Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has purchased land in Colorado for a new national cemetery in the southeast portion of Colorado Springs. “We are pleased to expand…

VA health care benefits outlined

SUN Columnist Veterans Affairs operates the nation’s largest integrated health care system with more than 1,500 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers…

VA programs can help you reach your goals

SUN columnist Coaching Into Care is the VA’s national call center for family members and friends of veterans. They help callers talk with veterans about various problems, stressors or mental…

VA offers dental insurance program to eligible veterans

SUN Columnist The Veterans Administration is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible veterans, plus family members receiving care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program (CHAMPVA), to…

VA to expand benefits for traumatic brain injury

SUN Columnist Some veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are diagnosed with any of five other ailments will have an easier path to receive additional disability pay under new…

VA progress on claims backlog highlighted

SUN Columnist At a hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Under Secretary for Benefits, Allison A. Hickey, outlined progress made by the Veterans…

Veterans to receive 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase

SUN Columnist Veterans, their families and survivors receiving disability compensation and pension benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs will receive a 1.5 percent cost-of-living increase in their monthly payments…

VA marks the 10-year anniversary of My HealtheVet

SUN Columnist In recognition of the 10th anniversary of its award-winning Personal Health Record, My HealtheVet (www.myhealth.va.gov), the Department of Veterans Affairs is urging all veterans and servicemembers to join…