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Veteran's News

Veteran to head VA Gulf War Advisory
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi today announced a new advisory committee that will help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) oversee its research into the medical problems of Gulf War veterans.

Jack, May You Rest In Peace 1945-2004
Jack P. Smith was born 25 April 1945 in Paris, and grew up in London, he then moved to Washington, D.C., at age 12. At age 19, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1964.

Hepatitis Among American Military Veterans
Honoring fallen comrades and loved ones with personal rememberances was unexpected and powerful process. Learn more about the gifts that grace the Wall.

VA to Grant Benefits to More Veterans
Based upon a recently released review of scientific studies, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi has decided to extend benefits to Vietnam veterans with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).

President Signs Health Care Enhancement
President Signs Smith Veterans‚ Health Legislation Adding $1.4 Billion in Expanded Medical Benefits

CFL & Cholesterol Medication Alert
CHAMPVA for Life [CFL]: CFL is a new benefit designed for spouses or dependents who are 65 or older.

VA Occupational Test Reimbursement
VA Occupational Test Reimbursement: The Veterans Benefits and Health Care Improvement Act of 2000 provides new benefits for veterans which went into effect 1 MAR 01

VA Homeless Grants Applications
The Vietnam conflict is defined by the contrast between political objectives and human loss. Learning more about the actual cost helps to understand the experience we lived.

Names Added to Vietnam Memorial
The sacrifices of Vietnam veterans are memorialized by three national mouments in Washington DC. Learn more about a story nearly as complex as the conflict itself.

Women Veterans Committee Report
Women in combat and other roles played a big part of the war's history. Learn more about the women on the wall and others who lost their lives in-country.

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