Veterans

Thank you, Cara, for attending the meeting and representing the women veterans in this country. Its really great to know that after attending, you feel the President and VA Secretary are on the right path. Here’s the Article: IAVA Member Meets with President and VA Sec. at Phoenix VA Hospital The President heard directly from […]

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The Under-Served Veterans of the American Territories

by Rachel Baker on March 12, 2015

When I was a young sailor finishing up my A School, I thought Guam or Reykjavik Iceland were the two duty stations I really wanted to be stationed. See, I joined the Navy to see the world, and while I knew I probably wouldn’t get to do too much traveling from either Guam or Iceland, […]

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For those Veterans who still have their Montgomery GI Bill or Post-911 GI Bill, this is fantastic news. Here’s the Article: All public colleges will soon offer veterans in-state tuition Thanks to a new bill veterans won’t have to worry about paying out-of-state tuition at any public university. Provisions in the Veterans’ Access to Care […]

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This would be great news for so many veterans who are finding the Choice Card isn’t really a choice. I have been reading a lot about the options for alternative pain therapies, like yoga, accupuncture, etc.; and how the VA is starting to implement these into treatments rather than prescribing narcotics. What would be really […]

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Please Don’t Thank Me for My Service

by Rachel Baker on February 23, 2015

This is an important article, whether you agree with the sentiments or not. Truly, it doesn’t matter if you disagree or not – today’s vets feel this way; so it matters. The most important action you can take to thank a vet is to pay attention to what’s going on in the world and realize […]

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Hopefully, the VA can figure this out and the new narcotic rules won’t be a long-term challenge. Here’s the Article: New rules on narcotic painkillers cause grief for veterans and VA New federal rules that make it harder to get narcotic painkillers are taking an unexpected toll on thousands of veterans who depend on these […]

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Bill to address veterans’ suicide heads to White House

by Rachel Baker on February 3, 2015

This is FANTASTIC news! Read the Article: Bill to address veterans’ suicide heads to White House A bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans is on its way to the president for his signature. The Senate unanimously approved a bill Tuesday named for Clay Hunt, a 26-year-old Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who […]

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