Category Archives: VA

Lack of VA Healthcare Options in South Jersey

The Atlantic City Press published an article about the lack options for area veterans in terms of VA healthcare.  Veterans must travel to VA facilities in Delaware, Philadelphia or North Jersey for care.  Click here to read the article.

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Great News for Local Veterans

Shore Memorial is seeking to provide medical services to Veterans to prevent vets from having to travel to Delaware for treatment.  Click here to read the article.

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Important Notice to those Receiving VA Benefits

On March 1, 2013, VA will stop issuing paper checks to comply with Department of Treasury policy. Veterans and other beneficiaries who do not have electronic payments for their federal benefits by that time will receive their funds via a … Continue reading

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Local Vet Helps Other Vets

Lou Green of Mays Landing assists Veterans with VA paperwork and answers any questions that they might have.  He can be found at the Hamilton Mall the first Wed of each month from 9:30 am to 4 pm providing information … Continue reading

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Unemployment Plagues Recent Vets

The Washington Post along with other media sources ran this story (Click here) about recent vets being unable to find work.  This story as well as many others implies that the military does not provide job skills applicable to the … Continue reading

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Technology to Help Vets

The Veterans Administration along with SUNY-Buffalo and a private company are implementing software to provide veterans with independence.  Click here to read the article.

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Vets and Dogs

Here is an article from the Washington Post about the program, Paws for Purple Hearts.  The program utilizes dogs to help vets with physical ailments and vets with PTSD.  Click here to read.

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VA Making House Calls..Sort of

The VA is attempting to use telecommunications to bring healthcare to the homes of veterans who cannot travel to VA facilities. Click here to read.

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GI Bill

Congress recently passed the Post-9/11 GI Bill offering generous educational benefits to service members serving since 9/11.  Now, Congress is attempting to improve the legislation(Click here).  To apply for these benefits or for more information on the new GI Bill, … Continue reading

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Veterans Electronic Healthcare Record Moves Forward

The VA and Department of Defense is continuing to move forward with their plans to provide every veteran and service member electronic medical records.  The Virual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) will provide an electronic healtcare record for an individual throughout … Continue reading

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