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McDonald: 'VA can't do this job by itself' 0 nitpicker Saturday Saturday 0 176
Senate introduces bill re mental health access and suicide prevention 3 nitpicker Nov 19 Saturday 2 209
Union Pacific tops transportation firms ranked on G.I. Jobs' military-friendly employers list 0 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 20 Nov 20 0 116
Senate VA committee hearing today on mental health and suicide 0 nitpicker Nov 19 Nov 19 0 167
Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose 2 nitpicker Nov 18 Nov 18 1 192
New data show long wait times remain at many VA hospitals 0 nitpicker Nov 18 Nov 18 1 140
Frustrated lawmakers blast VA for too few dismissals 1 nitpicker Nov 15 Nov 15 1 200
VA on the Hill grill today 0 nitpicker Nov 13 Nov 13 0 142
My son-in-law is fighting with the VA regarding disability. They have been at this for years. He has 6 jwirr Nov 11 Nov 11 0 241
VA moves to overhaul customer service 2 nitpicker Nov 11 Nov 11 0 119
Veterans get hiring boost with online courses, networking 0 nitpicker Nov 11 Nov 11 0 130
My continued struggle with PTSD, depression, and suicide 8 Victor_c3 Nov 10 Nov 11 6 313
Five myths about military suicides 0 nitpicker Nov 9 Nov 9 1 225
VA chief: 1,000 workers face disciplinary action 0 nitpicker Nov 8 Nov 8 1 202
Report: 600-plus U.S. troops say they were exposed to chemical weapons 1 nitpicker Nov 7 Nov 7 1 189
Quality of vet education, for-profit college controversy could be clarified by new data 0 nitpicker Nov 7 Nov 7 0 104
USS Liberty attack featured in a new documentary on the Al Jazeera news channel 5 JohnyCanuck Oct 31 Nov 6 5 499
Sad news, the info desk lady at the West L.A. VA has passed 1 denbot Nov 3 Nov 3 3 259
IG report criticizes former Wounded Warrior Care director 0 nitpicker Nov 3 Nov 3 1 209
New prosthetic limb may prevent chafing, swelling 1 nitpicker Nov 2 Nov 2 1 228
Bill to shield veterans services from government shutdown advances 2 nitpicker Oct 31 Oct 31 3 215
Report: Familiar, ‘enduring’ problems plague VA health system 1 nitpicker Oct 31 Oct 31 1 144
Event in DC @ Navy memorial Nov 6 on Wounded Warriors 0 nitpicker Oct 31 Oct 31 0 196
Veterans group highlights issues for November midterms 1 nitpicker Oct 27 Oct 27 1 191
McCain, other lawmakers blast new VA director for reform delays 0 nitpicker Oct 24 Oct 24 0 246
These federal contractors are hiring vets now 4 nitpicker Oct 20 Oct 23 6 464
VA secretary: I'm 'aggressively' firing problem employees 0 nitpicker Oct 16 Oct 16 2 366
Veterans Affairs secretary wooing medical students 0 nitpicker Oct 14 Oct 14 0 201
The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Museum Foundation 3 Kaleva Oct 9 Oct 10 5 379
Scrutiny over latest VA firings likely just the start 0 nitpicker Oct 10 Oct 10 0 209
FYI: Veteran Tickets Foundation***" Tickets for Troops Program" is dedicated to giving back.. 1 misterhighwasted Oct 7 Oct 7 0 337
Four-time stroke-surviving veteran making strides to overcome hardships 1 unhappycamper Oct 7 Oct 7 0 220
VA to fire 4 senior executives in response to wait-time scandal 0 nitpicker Oct 7 Oct 7 1 216
(Iowa City) VA hospital finds bacteria but doesn't disclose it 2 unhappycamper Sep 30 Oct 6 1 400
VA under scrutiny even when Congress is out 3 nitpicker Oct 4 Oct 4 0 378
American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial Dedication in DC Oct 5 link 2 nitpicker Oct 4 Oct 4 3 231
80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades 0 unhappycamper Oct 3 Oct 3 5 259
Judge: VA botched handling of suicidal Marine 0 unhappycamper Oct 2 Oct 2 0 201
Burger King, ex-soldier at odds over needle claim 1 unhappycamper Oct 2 Oct 2 0 259
VA steers $3 million to Tacoma nonprofits helping homeless veterans 0 unhappycamper Oct 2 Oct 2 1 209
Madigan shortcomings cited in Pentagon review of patient safety 0 unhappycamper Oct 2 Oct 2 0 164
VA to Pay Medical Care for Lejeune Families 0 douglas9 Sep 26 Sep 26 2 217
Newman’s Own Recognizes Charities for Supporting Troops, Vets 2 nitpicker Sep 25 Sep 25 2 255
Vets share VA troubles at Hampton town hall meeting 0 unhappycamper Sep 25 Sep 25 0 176
Minnesota senators want answers about Marine's death 0 unhappycamper Sep 24 Sep 24 0 246
Financial relief finally coming for Camp Lejeune toxic water victims 0 unhappycamper Sep 24 Sep 24 1 189
VA to investigate whether Marine's data was falsified 0 nitpicker Sep 24 Sep 24 1 217
Former senator Jim Webb: 'Taking a hard look' at Democratic presidential bid 4 James48 Sep 23 Sep 24 2 365
VA Chief: ‘Tens of thousands’ more staff 4 unhappycamper Sep 22 Sep 22 4 353
Military Update: 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades 0 unhappycamper Sep 22 Sep 22 5 206
VA mismanaged West L.A. campus, GAO says 1 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 22 0 202
White House intruder was an Army vet with PTSD, family says 7 jakeXT Sep 21 Sep 21 6 605
Fayetteville VA Medical Center emergency department to convert to urgent care clinic 0 unhappycamper Sep 19 Sep 19 0 239
US to train veterans to install solar panels 6 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 37 693
(Phoenx) Auditor ties VA waits to deaths 0 unhappycamper Sep 18 Sep 18 0 176
VA secretary vows more changes, including higher pay for doctors, nurses 0 nitpicker Sep 16 Sep 16 3 235
Decades Later, Vietnam Soldiers Get Medal of Honor (today) 0 pinboy3niner Sep 15 Sep 15 2 239
Smoked by VA 0 unhappycamper Sep 14 Sep 14 3 230
VA: ‘Tens of thousands’ more medical staff needed 2 unhappycamper Sep 13 Sep 13 6 283
Kilmer’s VA reform bill aims for changes in troubled agency’s top ranks Read more here: http://www. 1 unhappycamper Sep 13 Sep 13 1 219
U.S. asks that new trial be denied for Jeffrey McDonald 1 unhappycamper Sep 13 Sep 13 3 280
Vets air out frustrations at Hampton VA forum 1 unhappycamper Sep 11 Sep 11 0 269
Veterans Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays 1 unhappycamper Sep 10 Sep 10 0 266
Veterams Affairs secretary says agency too complicated 0 unhappycamper Sep 10 Sep 10 1 256
PTSD continues to afflict Vietnam veterans 40 years after the war 2 unhappycamper Sep 4 Sep 9 2 353
Investigations still open at 93 VA facilities 0 nitpicker Sep 9 Sep 9 0 218
McDonald launches 100-day VA reform plan 0 nitpicker Sep 8 Sep 8 1 249
CBS News - On the Road: Ohio boy pays it forward with found fortune 5 pinboy3niner Sep 7 Sep 7 6 538
CBO: Why VA claims exploded, ways to slow trend 1 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Sep 6 2 328
DoD willing to reconsider discharges of Vietnam vets with PTSD 2 nitpicker Sep 4 Sep 4 1 294
Hagel: Suicide Prevention Means Watching Out for Each Other 0 nitpicker Sep 3 Sep 3 0 219
We're in this Together: One Suicide is One Too Many 0 nitpicker Sep 1 Sep 1 2 252
'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated 3 pinboy3niner Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 519
Denver VA resuming surgeries 0 nitpicker Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 214
VA training guide likens veterans to Oscar the Grouch 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 257
Text of President Obama's speech at the American Legion convention, August 26, 2014 1 nitpicker Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 380
Obama announces veterans mental health efforts, but most aren't new 1 nitpicker Aug 2014 Aug 2014 3 328
VA touts progress on suicides; data tell another story 0 nitpicker Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 247
Chelsea Manning Still Being Denied Gender Reassignment Treatment 0 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 2 278
Another Tuskegee Airman is gone but not forgotten: Lt. Col. Edward P. Drummond of Lakewood Read mor 3 unhappycamper Aug 2014 Aug 2014 6 475
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