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Patient Advocates can help with veterans’ needs

The Veterans’ Complaint Hotline is now live. President Donald Trump’s campaign promise of enacting a veterans’ complaint hotline has officially launched. The phone number is (855) 948-2311. ...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Are you eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery?

The Department of Veterans Affairs implemented the pre-need burial eligibility determination program to assist anyone who would like to know if they are eligible for burial in a VA national...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Veterans: Do you know about the disability compensation program?

The Veterans Administration provides disabled former servicemen and women with compensation programs designed to assist disabled veterans and their dependents. The disability compensation program...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is Dec. 7

“December 7th, 1941, a date which will live in infamy ... No matter how long it may take us to overcome this premeditated invasion, the American people, in their righteous might, will win through...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

New filing process established for vets

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

A helping hand for those who served their country

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Veterans Stand Down is a hand up, not a hand out

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Getting a doctor’s appointment is a process

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: May 8, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

If you’re a vet, you should know what benefits are waiting for you

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2016 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Veterans’ children with birth defects may qualify for help

The main objective of the Veterans Service Office is to provide prevention, protection, advocacy and support services to veterans and their families so they can maximize their quality of life,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

There’s help for C-123 aircraft Agent Orange exposure

The Department of Veterans Affairs has determined that a select group of Air Force and Air Force Reserve personnel were exposed to herbicides through regular and repeated duties as ground, flight...

DATE: July 31, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans

Community-based employment service for homeless veterans launched

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a new employment program aimed at helping job-ready veterans exiting homelessness, and those on the brink of homelessness, gain stable and long-term...

DATE: July 3, 2015 | COLUMN: Serving Veterans