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Lawmakers introduce bills to help disabled retirees
Veterans groups cheered this week as legislators introduced new bills to allow full concurrent receipt.
President-elect names first non-veteran to lead the VA
This week President-elect Donald Trump nominated Dr. David Shulkin to head the VA.
Four-star moves towards confirmation as next SecDef
Congress agrees on a waiver to allow Gen. James Mattis, USMC (Ret) to become the next Secretary of Defense.
Congress kicks off session by addressing veteran’s issues
Members of the 115th Congress began introducing a deluge of legislation targeting veterans, including bills aimed at extending benefits to “Blue Water Navy” veterans, revoking bonuses paid to VA employees, and expanding the rules of concurrent receipt of retired and VA disability pay.
New rule for VA benefits related to water contamination announced
A new rule provides presumptive service connection status for certain conditions likely caused by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune.
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