VA Denied Sexual Trauma Claims by Veterans in Error

WASHINGTON – August 21, 2018 – According to a recent investigation by a VA Inspector General, the Department of Veterans Affairs denied hundreds of military sexual trauma (MST) claims improperly. The result of mishandling these claims could have affected thousands of veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), leaving them without disability benefits. In 2017,...
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Has Congress Forgotten about Military Veterans Burn Pit Problems?

JULY 2018 – Burn Pit exposure in Iraq and Afghanistan and the health issues surrounding them could become another “Agent Orange” in the military community, but Veterans Affairs (VA) leaders and administration officials have promised they won’t let it. Unfortunately, a few lawmakers and several veterans advocates fear it already has. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), an...
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