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  • Vets Are Owed A Better Disability Benefits System

    U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki's visit to Connecticut earlier this month to promote his new all-automated claims processing system was just so much "blah, blah, blah," according to one unimpressed Vietnam vet. Who can blame veterans for...
  • VA and veterans organization announced alliance to reduce claims backlog

    Under fire for its backlog of disability claims, the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced it would enlist the help of two established service organizations to speed the process. The Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion...
  • Congress: VA official should be sacked for wasteful Orlando conferences that featured ‘Patton’ video

     
    WASHINGTON — Two top Republicans in Congress want the Obama administration to fire a high-ranking official with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for not doing more to prevent wasteful spending at two training conferences in Orlando that...
  • Waxman urges VA to start work on West L.A. site for homeless vets

     
    Under pressure from veterans' advocates, U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) has urged the federal Department of Veterans Affairs to begin long-expected work on renovating a facility for homeless vets at the West Los Angeles VA campus....
  • VA to process vets' claims faster

    Taking a cue from the Bible, the Department of Veterans Affairs has decided the last shall be first. The agency announced last week it will expedite claims for disability benefits that have been pending for a year or longer. Those veterans will receive...
  • VA trying to move faster on benefits claims

    Our government historically has armed soldiers with the technology necessary to succeed on the battlefield, enabling them to topple targets like Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein. Washington finally is recognizing the importance of technology on the home...
  • Michael Bloomberg, Wayne LaPierre talk guns on 'Meet the Press'

    Michael Bloomberg, Wayne LaPierre talk guns on 'Meet the Press'
    Which Sunday morning show will generate the most headlines? I'm leaning toward NBC's "Meet the Press," which airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NRA President Wayne LaPierre discuss gun control with moderator David...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect
    Part 1 of a Tribune investigation finds that U.S. officials have neglected a lasting problem even as the health fallout has spread. Complete coverage >> In central Indiana, two sisters struggle through another day, afflicted by a painful condition in...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For Vietnam War veterans, injustice follows injury

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For Vietnam War veterans, injustice follows injury
    Part 2 of a Tribune investigation finds that for many U.S. veterans, the bureaucratic fight to be compensated for health problems linked to Agent Orange amounts to a new and unexpected war, long after the shooting ended overseas. Complete coverage >>...