Veterans

If you are wondering what the point of being a good person with no expectations that the goodness will come back to you is, then you should you should watch this. This TED talk was published a little over a year ago. The first few minutes seem a little bit hokey, but the physiological benefits […]

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A bi-partisan bill has been introduced that would establish standards for caring for women at VA facilities, ensure availability of and to full-time OB/GYNs at EVERY VA medical center; as well as implement a pilot program for OB-GYN graduation medical education program at the VA that would increase the quality o and access to care […]

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I am so happy to hear this: Five national veteran’s organizations have filed suit against the Veterans Affairs Department over its move ending informal claims applications and requiring veterans to fill out standardized forms. I filed a claim on March 9th, and then on the 25th, I got a message on the claim management site […]

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Thank you, Jon Stewart!

by Rachel Baker on March 25, 2015

Its always great when someone on tv can make a difference to a great big segment of the population by bringing an issue to the public’s eye. Here’s the Article: Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ Segment Leads To Huge Change For Veterans “The Daily Show” has just made a huge difference in the lives of veterans, […]

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Oldest woman veteran dies at 108

by Rachel Baker on March 20, 2015

Rest in peace, Lucy; and thank you for paving the way for me. Coffey enlisted in 1943, around the time of her 37th birthday. She had tried to enlist several times before, but was rejected for being too short or too slim. She earned two Bronze Stars (for support services in the Philippines and what […]

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Happy Birthday to the Center of Women Veterans! Thank you to all the staff and advocates associated with the Center for having the best interests of Women Veterans at the center of what you do every single day. Below is the inspiring article for this post, and here’s a link to the VA page that […]

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This is great news for veterans! As a veteran who has had both civilian care and VA care, there is a world of difference in the understanding of my needs and willingness to listen between the private healthcare sector and the VA healthcare sector. Here’s the Article: VA Eliminates Net Worth as Health Care Eligibility […]

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