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"… returned home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a charity called Disabled Veterans Services of Pompano Beach, Fla., reported raising more than $8 million in …"

"… ust one shipment worth about $210,000. Another charity, Help Hospitalized Veterans of Winchester, Calif., spent only 25 cents of every dollar it raised on a …"

"… ntil early 2012. She is now president of the Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Community Services, a program of Easter Seals. Disabled Veterans Service …"

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"… re?” some gray-haired male Veterans in Akron, Ohio, at the Department of Veterans Affairs asked as they sized up her petite frame. “Did you sell Girl Sco …"

"… ” said John Pickens III, a Vietnam Veteran and the executive director of VeteransPlus, a nonprofit offering financial counseling to service members. A wom …"

"… lt learners,” said Rachel Anderson, director of the Center for Adult and Veteran Services at Kent State University. The Independent Budget — an annual V …"

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"… eterans have been reclassified over the last 10 years by the Department of Veterans Affairs so that the work — and almost $150 million to date — cou …"

"… contracts to companies that fraudulently claimed to be owned by Veterans. Veterans are now required to submit a battery of paperwork in which the smallest f …"

"… nies that qualified for the contracts. Since congressional passage of the Veterans Benefit Act of 2003, which mandated that each government agency set aside …"

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"… cs and Excellence in Journalism Foundation Fellows for News21 this summer. …"

"… cceptable,” Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., chairman of the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, told an American Legion conference in Washington earlier this …"

"… it isn’t getting any better.” A 2007 law required the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase its suicide prevention efforts. In response to the Jo …"

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"… gs, and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. The Department of Veterans Affairs pays him $10,000 every month for his disability, his caretakers, …"

"… ooking at the moment, but which will hit in 30, 40, 50 years from now.” Veterans like Hancock with polytraumatic injuries will require decades of costly r …"

"… e recommended 14 days for their appointments, the OIG reported last year. Veterans have complained for many years about long wait times to schedule appointm …"

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"… aumatic brain injuries, physical disabilities and military sexual trauma. Veterans who survived Taliban and al Qaida attacks, roadside bombs, mortar fire an …"

"… ically, more than two-thirds of the claims processors in the Department of Veterans Affairs collected more than $5.5 million in bonuses. Claims workers were …"

"… al documents and medical records, all of which received zero points on the Veterans Benefits Administration performance evaluation for processors until Decem …"

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"… months.   Titled  “Back Home: The Challenges Facing Post-9/11 Veterans Returning from the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,”  this series of …"

"… ning Veterans, highlighting the bureaucratic failures of the Department of Veterans Affairs to process disability and assistance claims in a timely fashion, …"

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"… appointee was overpaid $41,000 and commuted to Washington from Arkansas. …"

"… ld the government accountable over the years for treatment of Veterans.For Veterans Day, the Center has compiled some of its coverage of soldiers and Veteran …"

"… poor” physical shape.ANALYSIS: A new kind of house call pioneered by the Veterans Affairs Department may save billions in medical costs and be a model for …"

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"… k treatment for post—traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the Department of Veterans Affairs has improved how it funds PTSD research and treatment.About 20 pe …"

"… ams to make the highest—rated treatments widely available throughout the Veterans Affairs hospital system, a Government Accountability Office report found. …"

"… therapy and prolonged—exposure therapy, were reviewed and approved by a Veterans Affairs medical panel as the standardized treatment for PTSD. Both treatm …"

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"… ility claims are a vital and necessary source of income. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), however, has long failed to process claims in a timely mann …"

"… . Daniel Akaka, Democrat of Hawaii and chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, has called for better technology, improved employee training, …"

"… rocessing systems through integration of today's technology."Follow-up:The Veterans Benefits Improvement Act of 2008 looks to address the backlog by using el …"

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"… t-rate VA planning division that will help avoid future budget shortfalls. …"

"… void future budget shortfalls. …"