Good news for Vets on healthcare and college

by Rachel Baker on August 5, 2014

There is a lot of good news for the VA today, and the IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America) has it all. Here are the links:

Veterans’ health care will be on the agenda Thursday as President Obama signs a new bill revamping the Department of Veterans Affairs. Obama will sign the legislation at Fort Belvoir, Va., near Washington, D.C. Obama to sign VA bill on Thursday

A bill heading to the president’s desk grants veterans and their families automatic in-state status at all public colleges, potentially saving them time and money. Great news for college-bound veterans and their families: Starting next year-the fall of 2015-veterans and their dependents will be able to pay low in-state tuition at any public university in the country. Why Veterans Will Soon Save Thousands on College

President Barack Obama on Thursday will sign into law landmark reform of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, but the stroke of his executive pen will also save an unrelated effort to rehabilitate veterans with traumatic brain injuries. VA reform bill saves unique pilot program for veterans with TBI

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