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Like many World War II veterans, he speaks modestly about his service. He is quiet and a polite listener, not the kind to draw attention to himself. But a few months ago, as he visited the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, other veterans noticed...
It is shameful that veterans of the United States military have to wait months, and sometimes more than a year, to begin receiving the benefits they are owed after their years of service. Yet that is the case. Almost 900,000 veterans across the...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 24 - 30, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Monsters vs. Aliens The former are...
Los Angeles County holds the unwelcome distinction of having the most homeless veterans in the country — 6,000 to 8,000, depending on whose estimate you use. That number has remained stubbornly, embarrassingly high despite the presence of a...
L.A. NOWUnder 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....
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.More than 75 workers and military veteran supporters took a short walk Wednesday to bring attention to two problems for veterans -- physical fitness and homelessness. In the first local VA2k at the Veterans Outpatient Clinic off Brainerd Road,...
Sen. Mark Warner is pressing his case for law schools across the country to follow a "playbook" developed at the College of William and Mary to reduce the nation's backlog of veteran disability claims. And he's trying to enlist 99 influential people to...
Reading Eagle, Pa.Greg Massey's mission was top secret, and there was so much at stake. Massey was a Navy photographer ordered to take pictures of nuclear missile sites that Russia had built in Cuba. It was 1962, and the Cuban Missile Crisis loomed. So did the threat...
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionThe head of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs said Friday that top leaders at the Atlanta VA Medical Center clearly had "something to hide" after failing to reveal the suicide of a Georgia veteran at the hospital last fall. U.S. Rep. Jeff...
The Hartford CourantNearly a third of veterans deemed at high risk for suicide don't receive the recommended follow-up care after they've been discharged from Veterans Health Administration inpatient mental health facilities, according to a new report from the VA inspector...
The Hartford CourantKevin Burke walked into the veterans hospital about 18 months ago with advanced diabetes and kidney and liver disease. A subsequent mental health screening revealed that the 51-year-old Navy veteran is also an alcoholic and suffers from post-traumatic...
The Virginia GazetteWILLIAMSBURG — At the College of William and Mary, a small group of law school students has tackled a very large problem. They help military veterans applying for benefits to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, taking on the most difficult...
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