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Veteran GI Bill

Online Exclusive posted Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:44am

The VA's new version of the GI Bill Comparison Tool makes it easier for veterans to estimate their GI Bill benefits (More)

VA Claim Action

Online Exclusive posted Friday, August 22, 2014 - 4:21pm

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) announced in July that it had completed its one-millionth disability claim in fiscal year 2014, reducing the disability claims backlog by more than 55% since its peak in March 2013. (More)

Year Of The Veteran

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:06pm

Philadelphia declares 2014 the Year of the Veteran (More)

Veteran Games: Day One

Online Exclusive posted Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:35pm

Philly native Al Kovach makes short, but smooth speech at Veteran Games (More)

Empower Yourself

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News August 2014

The intense scrutiny into how several Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities have treated some veterans has been going on since early spring. (More)

Silent Fathers

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News August 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is looking for a new leader to help fix systemic misconduct in the VA health care system, but Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) doesn’t believe a new secretary will solve everything. (More)

Expanded Care Consequences

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News August 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system has been under significant scrutiny for the past few months and unfortunately, it appears Congress is moving on a bipartisan basis to expand contract care activities within the VA to address the problems. (More)

House Committee Testimony

Online Exclusive posted Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), Acting Associate Executive Director of Government Relations Carl Blake testified at the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs hearing – "Restoring Trust: The View of the Acting Secretary and the Veterans Community." (More)

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