Veterans Affairs

Sen. Richard Blumenthal: Defense Department Needs To Care For Iraq Veterans Exposed To Chemical AgentsMany U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq claim they are battling the effects of toxic exposure after dismantling chemical weapons.
Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin's Success Post Military LifeElite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.
Deal To Improve Veterans' Health Care Costs $17B A bipartisan deal to improve veterans' health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill's chief supporters said Monday.
Vietnam Veteran Gets New Wheelchair Week After Lowe's Employees Jump In To Fix His Old OneIt took more than two years, but the office of Veterans' Affairs has finally come through with a new wheelchair for a Vietnam veteran from Staten Island.
Shinseki Resigns Amid Veterans' Health Care IssuesPresident Barack Obama says he accepted the resignation with "considerable regret" amid widespread troubles in the VA health care system.
Pressure Grows For Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki To ResignRepublicans lined up on Capitol Hill Thursday, hoping to push out Shinseki.
New Health Center For Returning Vets And Their Families Opens On Long IslandThe North Shore-LIJ Health System joined forces with Veterans Affairs to open the Unified Behavioral Health Center for Military Veterans and Their Families in Bay Shore.
Veterans Affairs Clinic Opens In RiverheadA new clinic will make it much easier for veterans on the east end of Long Island to get medical care.