Marine Vet Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan Runs Boston Marathon With American Flag
Jose Sanchez lost part of his left leg in Afghanistan, but that didn’t stop him from conquering every footrace he set his sights on.
VA hospitals outperform non-VA hospitals on patient outcome measures
Though the VA health system has been under fire for various reasons, a look at quality data shows VA hospitals actually outperform non-VA hospitals in outcomes, readmission and mortality measures, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Wife of a veteran alleges Cochran Veterans Affairs failed to separate dangerous patients
ST. LOUIS — A wife of a veteran is suing the United States of America, citing alleged negligence in keeping veterans affairs location safe, which resulted to injuries.
Morristown couple warns others of scam targeting veterans
Fraudsters will call to “offer help” with paperwork for pensions or benefits, but what they’re really after is to steal personal information, or identity theft, to enrich themselves.
VA Announces Internal Review
of Caregiver Program
(VA) announced that, effective April 17, it has suspended revocations initiated by VA medical centers based on eligibility for the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) for three weeks.
Veteran to be on trial this week in Federal Court in Las Cruces
One of the longest running federal cases over a small amount of personal use marijuana goes to trial Tuesday with a Desert Storm veteran with PTSD charged in U.S. District Court in Las Cruces.
California governor pardons three veterans who were deported to Mexico
Following their honorable discharges from the military, former Marines Erasmo Apodaca Mendizabal and Marco Antonio Chavez, and former soldier Hector Barajas Varela, were convicted of crimes and deported.
Many Vietnam vets unaware of compensation available for exposure to Agent Orange, advocates say
When he was a soldier fighting in Vietnam in 1968, Robert Schmid of Leverett didn’t think much about the planes overhead spraying herbicide to flush out enemy troops hiding in the jungle foliage. His focus was on the artillery raining down around him.