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Veteran Health Care

A Turning Point

Zachary Bell | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics
Zachary Bell

I am not sure if hell has theme music, but if it does I imagine that it is the exact same as the call-waiting music of the VA. The biggest issue is actually getting into the door to your appointment.

The Loop of VA/Veterans' Medical Care

Shad Meshad | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Shad Meshad

In January of 2014, CNN reported that at least 19 veterans had died because of delays in diagnosis and treatment at VA hospitals.

The Dismal State Of Veterans' Health Care | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Phil Bronstein's riveting Esquire feature on "The Shooter" -- the unnamed Navy SEAL who reportedly killed Osama Bin Laden during the May 2011 raid on ...

WATCH: Veteran: I Was Discouraged From Getting Mental Health Treatment

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.14.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Military suicides reached a record high last year, prompting some members of Congress to demand more needs to be done to ensure active-duty troops and...

Nonprofit Partners With Pentagon To Raise $100 Million For Special Vet Clinics

AP | By KRISTIN M. HALL | Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Faced with tighter budgets after the Iraq War but still in charge of treating tens of thousands of injured troops, the military is...

VA Launches Effort To Provide Better Health Care For Female Vets

Air Force Times | Patricia N. Kime | Posted 09.09.2011 | Impact

The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an effort to find out why female vets often don't turn to VA for their health care needs. Starting in...

Why So Many Veterans Are Struggling To Get Health Care (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Alana Elias Kornfeld and Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In this year's State of the Union address, President Obama said that "veterans can now download their electronic medical records with the click of a m...

The Stunning Disregard For Veterans' Psychological Health

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Our nation faces a formidable challenge to meet the mental health needs of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and their families.

Christmas Reflection: Remembering Our Wounded Warriors And Those Who Serve Them

Bishop James Magness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bishop James Magness

For my first Christmas as the Bishop for the Armed Services caring for clergy of The Episcopal Church, I sensed the need to do something special and memorable to commemorate the annual remembrance of our Savior's birth.

Gary Pfleider Shot In Iraq, Billed For Treatment By Army

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

UPDATE: A spokesman for Defense Finance and Accounting Services told Pfleider on Wednesday that he had been overpaid for his last three months in the ...

$6.7 Billion Per Month In Afghanistan: Other Ways We Could Spend That Money

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

U.S. spending on the war in Afghanistan has now exceeded the cost of the war in Iraq for the first time since 2003. According to USA Today, we now spe...

2,266 Veterans Died In 2008 Because They Were Uninsured

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to a study released by the Harvard Medical School, 2,266 veterans under the age of 65 died last year as a result of not having health insura...