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Hurricane Florence Causes the VA to Struggle

Hurricane Florence Causes the VA to Struggle

Hurricane Florence has impacted many people throughout out the state of North Carolina. A group of veterans, many of them sick and disabled, began a return to the VA Medical Center in Hampton, Virginia on September 17th. The veterans were evacuated from the Medical...
Walgreens Joins Forces With the VA

Walgreens Joins Forces With the VA

In a thoughtful and well-considered effort to remain competitive in the pharmacy game, retailer Walgreens has joined forces with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide servicemen and -women with more comprehensive care. The alliance dubbed the...
Veterans on the Streets: Why Are Veterans Homeless?

Veterans on the Streets: Why Are Veterans Homeless?

Federal legislation considers people who don’t have a regular, fixed and adequate nighttime shelter as homeless. People who become homeless do so for a variety of reasons. In the 1970s, people were left without shelter when mental hospitals closed, and economic...
V.A. Avoids Responsibility Over Malpractice Claims

V.A. Avoids Responsibility Over Malpractice Claims

In 2009, many veterans received a letter detailing that they may have been exposed to life-threatening infections due to damaged equipment or unclean colonoscopy equipment. John Renegar Jr., a 66-year-old Vietnam vet, was one of those who tested positive for chronic...