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How is VA loan entitlement determined?

By Raymond Taylor SUN Columnist Many military members wonder whether they have entitlement for a VA loan; and, if so, how much. VA entitlements can vary from veteran to veteran…

Veterans for Veterans, veterans helping veterans

By Arizona Lowe Special to The SUN Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County has been in the news quite a bit in the last few weeks. First, there was the…

Veterans for Veterans to hold rummage sale, fund-raiser

By Mike Hayward Special to The PREVIEW Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County will hold their annual rummage sale, fund-raiser Saturday, June 15, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the…

Beware those who prey on veteran benefit claims

If you’ve applied for the Aid and Attendance benefit from Department of Veterans Affairs — which can provide as much as $2,019 monthly for a veteran and spouse for caregiving…

Army seeks 40 years of veteran volunteers’ stories

By Brian Lepley Special to The SUN Uncle Sam wants you. Again. The U.S. Army celebrates the 40th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Army July 1 by asking veterans who served…

VA hires more than 1,600 mental health professionals

By Raymond Taylor SUN Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has met the goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Obama’s Aug.…

A Memorial Day message from Secretary Shinseki

SUN Columnist Last weekend, Americans in large numbers visited our national cemeteries and other final resting places to honor their loved ones, their friends, neighbors, colleagues, even some unknown to…

VA mandates overtime to increase production of compensation claims decisions

SUN Columnist As part of its ongoing effort to accelerate the elimination of the disability compensation claims backlog, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that it is mandating…

Emergency care in non-VA facilities

By Raymond Taylor SUN Columnist Guidelines and recommendations for emergency care in non-VA facilities are summarized as follows. A medical emergency is when you have an injury or illness that…

VA Claims Initiative fact sheet

SUN Columnist The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is implementing an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer. Effective April 19, the…