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yesterday at 22:46. Facebook
What are your thoughts on the new office being established at VA?
"The new office will be charged with helping the Veterans Affairs secretary "discipline or terminate [VA] managers or employees who fail to carry out their duties in helping our veterans," according to a White House official."
What are your thoughts on the new office being established at VA

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, Veterans Affairs this week

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Marc Vigil
John Dawson
Megan Plummer
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04/24/2017 at 23:26. Facebook
Curbing suicide among military veterans and boosting access to mental health care are among the top priorities of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Deputy Secretary Scott Blackburn said Friday.
Curbing suicide among military veterans and boosting access to mental health care

VA Sees Curbing Veteran Suicides as Top Priority

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Christy Gardner
Deb Causey
Margaret Cabral
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04/23/2017 at 22:56. Facebook
“In no way are we seeking to privatize the VA,” Shulkin said Saturday on “CBS This Morning,” adding that the VA needs to work “closer” with the private sector to use an “integrated” approach to veteran care.
In no way are we seeking to privatize the VA Shulkin said

Veterans Affairs secretary: "No way" administration will privatize VA

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Mark Slogger Jernigan
Marcus Warrick
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DAV
04/23/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Today kicks off National Volunteer Week – a time to recognize volunteers like Horace for their service and dedication to their communities. Horace is a Navy veteran who has donated over 24,000 hours of his time since leaving the military. He was honored at DAV’s 2016 National Convention for his commitment to helping other veterans. [ Dav.la Link ]
Today kicks off National Volunteer Week a time to recognize volunteers like
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DAV
04/22/2017 at 23:55. Facebook
Once the MHS GENESIS system is in place it will let patients and medical professionals share records with Veterans Affairs, other military physicians and private medical practices.
Once the MHS GENESIS system is in place it will let patients

New electronic health records on the way for soldiers, veterans, families

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Ashley Keeling Henderson
Kenneth Krueger
Stefan Karakashian
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DAV
04/21/2017 at 23:26. Facebook
Navy Veteran Brandon Myers gets a new lease thanks to the San Diego VA.
Navy Veteran Brandon Myers gets a new lease thanks to the San Diego VA

Paralyzed vet gets first 'robotic legs' from San Diego VA

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Darci Kinnard
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04/20/2017 at 15:02. Facebook
Please consider supporting DAV's Just B Kids Scholarship:

“These kids carry so much stress and worry…more responsibility than most children their age. When military kids are together, the judgment goes away. My kids desperately need that – to know they’re not alone. At camp, they are free.” – Brenda Franks, mother of three Camp Corral campers.

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04/19/2017 at 15:06. Facebook
WWII U.S. Navy veteran, Pearl Harbor survivor, and DAV Life Member, Raymond Haerry was laid to rest with his fellow sailors of the USS Arizona this week. Fair winds and following seas, shipmate. (via ABC News)
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Melissa Hermreck
Fritz O'Hare
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04/18/2017. Facebook
Shots Fired!! VETERANS or VETRINS? How do you say it?
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Tracy Gutfreund
Lee Barber
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04/17/2017. Facebook
If you'd like a good Monday chuckle, reading a brief story about a 104-year-old former fighter pilot is a great way to do it. DAV Life Member Ollie Cellini's story is uplifting, and be sure to stick around to the end, we're still laughing!
If youd like a good Monday chuckle reading a brief story about

104-year-old Air Force veteran reflects on his life and career

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Van Scheurich
Eva Rugoletti
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04/15/2017. Facebook
The truth is, only other military kids understand how hard it is to have a parent, or both parents, in the military. That’s why DAV started the Just B Kids Scholarship – a program that sends military kids to summer camp so they can take a break, connect, have fun, and… just be kids! We’ve set a $30,000 goal to help 50 kids receive our Just B Kids Scholarship to attend Camp Corral this summer....
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Howard Denton
Paul Martin
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04/15/2017. Facebook
Meet the two wounded veterans running the Boston and London marathons tethered together.
Meet the two wounded veterans running the Boston and London marathons tethered together

Meet the 2 wounded veterans running the Boston and London marathons tethered together

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Barbara Fowler Savelle
Greg Parsons
Mike Stebbins
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04/14/2017. Facebook
In the wake of a scathing report on the Washington, D.C., VAMC, new VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin took immediate action to begin correcting the problem, and said, "If there are veterans who have been harmed, we are going to find out about that and find the people accountable.”
In the wake of a scathing report on the Washington DC VAMC

‘Highest levels of chaos’ impair D.C. veterans hospital, inspector general finds

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Beverly Kearschner
Steve Rogers
Don Liv
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04/14/2017. Facebook
Ron, a U.S. Army veteran and former DAV national commander, shares his story of recovery and how he found his personal victory. [ Dav.la Link ]
Bill Hines
Connie Lefevers
Chuck Witte
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04/13/2017. Facebook
The popular television series The Night Shift will kick off its 4th season in June, and features a merger of the San Antonio hospital in the series will merge with its local VA counterpart. What do you think of the idea?
The popular television series The Night Shift will kick off its 4th

'The Night Shift' ramps up military storytelling in season 4

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David T Brooks DC
Jose Rivera
John Turner
DAV
DAV
04/12/2017. Facebook
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has rolled out the new Access to Care website. Check it out in this video and test out your city. What do you think?
Rick Olson
Debbie Markl
Jerry Richmond
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DAV
04/11/2017. Facebook
This story about a Marine whose battle with alcohol and PTSD culminated in a drunken home invasion has just been awarded the Pulitzer for feature writing by Pulitzer Prizes.
This story about a Marine whose battle with alcohol and PTSD culminated

The Fighter

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Barry Donovan
Susie Hayward
Chris Kittle
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DAV
04/10/2017. Facebook
In late March, President Donald J. Trump announced the creation of a commission to combat opioid abuse across the country.
In late March President Donald J Trump announced the creation of a

VA, veterans fighting opioid epidemic

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Stephanie Branscum
Jeffrey Buss
Rich F Mogavero
DAV
DAV
04/09/2017. Facebook
Are communities of tiny houses the key to ending veteran homelessness? What do you think?
Are communities of tiny houses the key to ending veteran homelessness What do you think

Big idea: A village of tiny homes for homeless veterans

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Joan Cornelius Slawson
Jim Hart
Don Ferguson
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DAV
04/08/2017. Facebook
Veterans helping veterans is a story we all love. U.S. Navy veteran Christa Mode is trying to do that with a 60,000+ square foot mega mansion in Texas.
Veterans helping veterans is a story we all love US Navy veteran

Forgotten Manvel mansion could house veterans

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David Jensen
Joel Perez
Brenda S Hodnett