If you're a veteran family who is lucky enough to use one of a handful of VA hospitals around the country, you've had access for a few years to drop-in childcare during VA appointments. Not only does that mean your veterans can be on kid-duty and attend his or her medical appointments, but it removes a barrier to you attending, too. Now a proposal included in recently passed VA legislation would vastly expand that child care program to not only all VA locations, but also give the VA the ability to reimburse for childcare instead of having it on site. For more details, see this Spousebuzz post.
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