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Amendment to Provide Increased Enforcement of Air Carrier Access Act Supported by Veterans Organization

Apirl 19th, 2016 – The Paralyzed Veterans of America strongly supports an amendment to the Senate’s version of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization (H.R. 636) that would provide increased enforcement of the protections available to air travelers with disabilities. Amendment 3498 would require the Secretary of Transportation to refer the Air Carrier Access Act...
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March 29th, 2016 Marks 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

Hundreds of events to honor and thank U.S. Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice will be held on March 29 at VA facilities across the nation, from medical centers to regional benefits offices and national cemeteries. Among the events scheduled is a wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
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Fixing the Veterans Choice Program

Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) agree that the troubled Veterans Choice health benefit needs an overhaul. The program, currently managed by TriWest and Health Net Federal Services contracted by the VA, is considered largely broken. The key to needed reform, according to VA Secretary Robert McDonald, is the contractual relationship with private...
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