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George Washington Strike Group Maintains Security and Stability during 2014 Patrol

The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived at its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan upon completion of its 2014 patrol, Nov. 25. Read more at: U.S. Navy News Top Stories Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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Canada failing veterans with mental illnesses: official watchdog

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is failing its veterans with mental illnesses, an official watchdog said on Tuesday in a stinging report that could hurt the Conservative government less than a year before the next election. Auditor General Michael Ferguson, who reports to Parliament, said the federal Veterans Affairs ministry was “not adequately […]

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Veterans Affairs Scandal 2014: Director Of Phoenix Hospital Fired

The Department of Veterans Affairs fired Sharon Helman, the director of Phoenix veterans’ hospital, the VA said in a statement Monday. Glenn Grippen was named the as the temporary head, NBC News said. Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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The Lancet: Universal health coverage for US militar veterans within reach, but many still lack coverage

( The Lancet ) Over a million US military veterans lacked healthcare coverage in 2012, according to new estimates published in The Lancet. While many people believe that all veterans are covered by the Veterans Affairs health care system, less than hal… Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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$1.1 billion in lapsed funding for veterans ‘not lost money': Fantino

HALIFAX – Veterans Affairs Canada Minister Julian Fantino says the department’s $1.1 billion dollars in unused funding over seven years is “not lost money.” Read more at: Veterans News Read more at: Veteran Linked Local Network

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