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Labour pledges to scrap requirement for veterans’ pension

Labour says it will scrap a requirement for war veterans to be disabled before they receive a special pension if it gains power, a move already rejected by the Government because it would cost too much.All war veterans would be…

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Top VA official questions use of term ‘Gulf War illness’

After the Institute of Medicine in March recommended using the term ‘Gulf War illness’ to describe symptoms affecting more than 200,000 Persian Gulf War veterans, a top Veterans Affairs Department official expressed concern that such a change would imply

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Manager, Financial Systems Technology at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

POSITION PURPOSE: Briefly describe in several sentences, the overall purpose of this job. Why does/will this job exist?

This management position is responsible for the development, maintenance,…

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Veterans applaud news of VA opening clinics in Berlin, Colebrook

Disabled while serving in Vietnam and requiring regular medical care since then, David Canter is among the North Country veterans hailing last week’s announcement that Veterans Affairs will open clinics in Berlin and Colebrook.

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St. Lucie County seeking nursing home for disabled veterans

A proposed state-run nursing home serving the special needs of disabled veterans throughout the Treasure Coast region could be coming to St. Lucie County as early as next year if the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs approves the county’s application.

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Veterans Invited to Ribbon Cutting, Dedication for Marshfield VA Clinic

MARSHFIELD, Mo. – Veterans and their families are invited to a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new VA outpatient clinic on Thursday at 1 p.m. at 1240 Banning St. in Marshfield. The new Marshfield clinic serves veterans in Webster County and surrounding areas and is the eighth community-based outpatient clinic established by the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital. Each …

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HandsOn Suburban Chicago and Paralyzed Veterans of America

HandsOn Suburban Chicago and Paralyzed Veterans of America One of the benefits of community engagement is getting to know great organizations that do incredible work to better their environment.  In November 2013, HandsOn Suburban Chicago’s Veteran VISTAs applied for a grant through Home Depot in order to build two accessibility ramps for area veterans.  HOSC [...]

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Clovis veterans turning vacant building into a museum

Clovis veterans are turning a vacant building into a war museum. The Cook Land Co. bought the building and is leasing it to the Clovis Veterans Memorial District. The museum is still in the beginning stages and the building is empty at this point. Vete…

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