(Note: I am now in the Work force human services building, 124 1st Street SE,Wadena. My hours and phone number are the same, just a location change. When you enter by the front door walk up to the work force receptionist and ask for me. She will page me.) As the country recognizes Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month, the VA National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD) is inviting the public to participate in its "PTSD Awareness: June 2015" campaign, which began June 1.
Note I am now in the Work force human services building, 124 1st Street SE, Wadena. My hours and phone number are the same, just a location change. When you enter by the front door walk up to the work force receptionist and ask for me. She will page me. Retirees who are enrolled in the Survivor Benefit Plan should notify the Defense Finance and Accounting Service of their divorce once finalized. Acting quickly after a divorce can avoid many pitfalls such as premiums being deducted beyond the date of divorce.
(Note I am now in the work force human services building, 124 1st Street SE Wadena. My hours and phone number are the same, just a location change. When you enter by the front door walk up to the work force receptionist and ask for me. She will page me.) The 3rd U.S. Infantry is traditionally known as "The Old Guard", and is the oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army, serving the United States since 1784.
The military recognizes that military medals are often a cherished part of family history and makes replacement medals, decorations, and awards available to veterans or their next of kin if the veteran is no longer living or able to make the request on his or her own behalf. Replacement medals, decorations and awards should be requested on SF 180, Request Pertaining to Military Records.
Navy veterans who served primarily on warships off the coast of Vietnam during the war cannot sue for Agent Orange benefits, a federal judge ruled. "The court is sympathetic to the many challenges faced by veterans and their families," U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan wrote 11 MAR. "However, Congress chose to shield VA benefits decisions from review or channel them into specific courts, and the court therefore has no jurisdiction to hear these claims." U.S.
(Note I will be moving my office to the Work Force Center in the near future. I will keep you updated as the move progresses. My phone number will remain the same.) The Department of Veterans Affairs is updating the way it determines eligibility for VA health care, a change that will result in more veterans having access to the health care benefits they've earned and deserve. Effective 2015, VA eliminated the use of net worth as a determining factor for both health care programs and copayment responsibilities.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accelerating the deployment of a state-of-the-art tool to help protect veteran patients using high doses of opioids or with medical risk factors that put them at an increased risk of complications from opioid medications. The tool, referred to as the Opioid Therapy Risk Report, is being made available now to all staff in the Veterans Health Administration. Over the past week, VA's Interim Under Secretary for Health, Dr.
In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will determine eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program based on the distance between a veteran's place of residence and the nearest VA medical facility using driving distance rather than straight-line distance. This change has been published in the Federal Register and is effective immediately. "VA is pleased to announce the distance calculation change from straight-line to driving distance for the Veterans Choice Program," said Secretary Robert McDonald.
The president signed the Veterans of Foreign War's new charter into law. The two requested changes, replacing men with veterans and widows with surviving spouses, was prompted by Resolution 301 passed at the VFW's 115th National Convention in July, and supported by two companion bills introduced by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and House VA Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.). According to the VFW Magazine, this was the fifth charter change since the original was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936.
If you're a veteran and rely on benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where you live may have an effect on whether you receive the benefits you've earned. The VA has a hard time explaining why there are such huge disparities on vet benefits spending across the nation. And when the agency's data are published, a VA official says, they can count on angry calls from the congressional offices of whichever state ranks last in terms of dollars per veteran. Below is a breakdown by state of what was spent in 2013.