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Veterans Get Access to Army Medical Services

The Army and the Department of Veterans Affairs are offering some Missouri veterans access to more medical care. Any veterans living in the Fort Leonard Wood vicinity may now receive services at the post hospital and spare the commute to Columbia, Mo., for medical treatments. "The new agreement will allow us to enhance access to certain special... more

Lawmaker, VA IG Clash Over Death Report at Hearing

House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing

A hearing into the deaths of patients at a veteran's hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, saw a contentious exchange on Wednesday between a key House lawmaker and the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General's office. "You want the truth?" a visibly irked Richard Griffin asked House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Mil... more

Upcoming Military and Veteran Job Fairs

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Attending a job fair is a proactive way of getting to know companies or industries you're interested in. It's also a great way to make contacts. If you hear about a veteran job fair that's not on this list, let us know by emailing us at <!-- // var first = 'ma'; var second = 'il'; var third = 'to:'; var address = 'jobfairs'; var dom... more

Difficult for Wounded Veteran to Obtain Power Chair

After two years of struggling without most of his right leg, a Navy veteran is having trouble obtaining a power wheelchair through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Ron Hain, 62, of Llewellyn, lost his leg from diabetes in February 2012 and has applied to get a power chair about 13 or 14 times, all of which were turned down, he said. Je... more

Army Veterans Recall Layoffs from Previous Eras

Korean War veterans salute the American flag during a ceremony at the Pentagon, June 24, 2010. (DoD)

In 1973, Dennis Dillard was a fast-track captain in the U.S. Army. Having already served two tours of duty in Vietnam, he was hand-picked to be the executive officer of a military police battalion in Germany. Dillard arrived to the country in April, activated the battalion in June and welcomed his family in July, with household goods and the... more

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