BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK – A jury voted on Friday to convict Kevin Green, age 57, of Brooklyn, New York, of theft of government property and misappropriation by a fiduciary, following a 5-day trial.
After more than 40 years of widespread use, new scientific tests show formulated weedkillers have higher rates of toxicity to human cells
WASHINGTON — House lawmakers approved legislation Tuesday to extend Agent Orange benefits to approximately 90,000 sailors who served off the coast during the Vietnam War.
RAND study finds VA provides high-quality health care
Veterans receive the same or better care at VA medical facilities as patients at non-VA hospitals according to a recent RAND Corp study.
VA announced it is offering two opportunities for early participation in the new, more efficient claims decision review process outlined in the historic Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017.
As a Veteran, VA patient, VA employee and the son of two former VA employees, I have been affiliated with VA in some form or another almost my whole life. As a Veteran, I share an all-too-common story with many of my service brothers and sisters.
VA is currently investigating a telephone scam involving an individual or individuals impersonating VA Office of General Counsel attorneys. The perpetrator reportedly calls Veterans and requests money to process their claims for benefits. Veterans have been given actual VA attorney names and phone numbers to call back. It is important to know that VA — as a cabinet-level agency of the U.S. government, funded by Congress — will never request payment for carrying out our mission to serve Veterans.
Pictured above: Bill Britt, an 85-year-old Army Veteran who served during the Korean War, and his wife Mae, 84, have traveled frequently giving the couple opportunity to visit several VA medical facilities.
Securing a job is an essential step to exiting homelessness, but for many homeless Veterans employment is not just hard to find. It can be hard to keep.
In November 2017, VA launched the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP). RAMP provides a unique opportunity for Veterans with a pending disability compensation appeal to have early access to the more efficient review process in the historic Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 before the law takes effect in February 2019.