Author: DFNS

Oakland VA Mishandled 13,000 Informal Claims

A recent story in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) illustrates the uncertainty that veterans face when applying for VA disability benefits. A vet can have a fully developed claim with no errors or omissions...

Don’t Boil Water … In a microwave!

Inside the reactor of an atomic energy plant, a chain reaction begins. The immense energy released turns water into steam. The steam turns a turbine that turns a generator, thus producing an absurdly expensive...

Women vets set historic April meeting for Lido Key, Fla.

Veteran advocates are inviting Florida’s 160,000 women vets, a traditionally underserved community, to attend a statewide conference April 17-19. …read more Read more here:: Stars and Stripes Veterans

Exhibit at Texas museum honors Vietnam veterans

The U.S. Army helmet has holes on either side where a bullet passed through, just missing the head of the soldier who wore it. The military dress blues belong to a Marine discouraged from...

NH veteran leads Iraq War living memorial effort

At the urging of new resident Ross Forester, Somersworth, N.H. could become home to a living memorial dedicated to the 4,487 Americans killed in the Iraq War. …read more Read more here:: Stars and...

Health care a focus of veterans town hall in Reno

A veterans town hall forum with a focus on health care is planned for Reno early next month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced. …read more Read more here:: Veterans News Now –...

Helping disabled veterans heal through fly fishing

Jason Redler patiently watched and encouraged Russ Marek as he slowly wrapped thread around a fish hook and feathers to craft a fishing fly. …read more Read more here:: Veterans News Now – VNN

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