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March 29, 2017
Current legal process detrimental to Veterans WASHINGTON — In response to a report released by the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO), “VA Disability Benefits: Additional Planning Would Enhance Efforts to Improve the Timeliness of Appeals Decisions,” the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the following statement: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appreciates the work of the Government Accountability Office (GAO). This report confirms that the current law and process for adjudicating appeals is not consistent with the commitment we have made to our nation’s Veterans. “Veterans are waiting far too long for decisions in our current appeals process,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin. “We have made bold changes to remove the bureaucratic red tape that has caused Veterans to wait an average of three years before they get a decision.” VA has developed sound and aggressive plans regarding hiring, training and mitigation strategies that...
March 28, 2017
FREE hiring event for Veterans, Transitioning Military, National Guard, Reserve Members, and Spouses in HURST, 11May
March 28, 2017
Beeville Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 7.  FREE!!!
March 28, 2017
Alice Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 7.  FREE!!!
March 28, 2017
Kingsville Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 7.  FREE!!!
March 28, 2017
McAllen Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 6.  FREE!!!
March 28, 2017
03/24/2017 12:29 PM EDT   WASHINGTON — Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty and Separated Military Personnel, which examines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms in Veterans, compared with active-duty populations. This is the first known study comparing PTSD symptom trajectories of current service members with those of Veterans, and is the product of a collaborative effort from VA and DOD researchers analyzing data from the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), the largest prospective health study of military service members. According to VA’s National Center for PTSD, the PTSD rate among Vietnam Veterans was 30.9 percent for men and 26.9 percent for women. For Gulf War Veterans, the PTSD rate was 12.1 percent. Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans had a PTSD rate of 13.8...
March 28, 2017
Laredo Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 5 from 2-3 or 7-9  FREE!!!
March 28, 2017
Laredo Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 5 from 2-3 or 7-9.  FREE!!!
March 28, 2017
San Angelo Women Veterans, do you want to know more about the Texas Veterans Commission & the Women Veterans Program?  RSVP for April 4 from 10-11 or 1 to 2.  FREE!!!

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