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Step Up to Help a Hero Builds Houses for Disabled Veterans

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (the company that makes GE-branded silicone products) has teamed up with Building Homes for Heroes (BHFH) and Home Depot to create an ambitious initiative to benefit veterans. The program, “Step...

Type I Forfeited Land Sale Now Open

Since 1946, Texas veterans have been able to finance land purchases on favorable terms through the Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB). While the vast majority of veteran borrowers keep current on their payments, a...

Proposals to Reduce Cost of VA Disability Benefits

In August 2014 the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on VA disability benefits. The report contains significant information about the cost of disability benefits, the numbers of vets receiving disability benefits, and...

Watchdog Says V.A. Officials Lied

Administrators at 13 health centers run by the Department of Veterans Affairs misled investigators looking into the extent of waiting-list manipulation, an inspector general told the Senate. …read more Read more here:: New York...

Burn Pits and the VA

The Rep for Vets® has added an article about burn pits to the website. Burn pits, used extensively in the Gulf Wars as well as in Iraq and Afghanistan until about 2009, are open-air...

Seeing aging as positive may improve mental health

A national study of older veterans finds that those who resist negative age stereotypes are less likely to experience post-traumatic stress, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. …read more Read more here:: Medical News Today –...

Veterans Voices Complement Vietnam Heroes Exhibit

A former Vietnam POW and U.S. Army sniper is among those who will make a museum event on Sunday an interactive opportunity to learn from those who experienced the effects of war first-hand. Ken...

Prioritizing the Healing of Post-Military Veterans

While catching up on some reading over the Labor Day weekend, one article from Senator Julie Lassa (24th District in northern Wisconsin), caught my eye. She reminded us that not all combat injuries are...

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