Articles Related to Veterans Health Care

Chapter 805 Offers Music, Health Classes

February 26, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 805 in Umpqua, Ore., is now offering "Moods in Music" and "Taking Charge of My Life and Health" classes in conjunction with the Roseburg (Ore.) VA. Held Tuesdays, Moods in Music offers beginning guitar…

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Chapter 17 Las Vegas Nevada

Chapter 17 Donating Wheelchairs

January 16, 2018

VVA Chapter 17 is donating its surplus of wheelchairs and other assistive items to Las Vegas, Nevada-area veterans in need.  (more…)

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Chapter 885 Assists with Camp Lejeune Claims

Chapter 885 Assists with Camp Lejeune Claims

July 3, 2017

Chapter 885 of Wilmington, NC is assisting people who have gotten ill from contaminated water at Camp Lejeune with applying for their benefits.  (more…)

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Chapter 693

Chapter 693 Takes VA Patients to Hockey Game

June 16, 2017

Members of Geneva, IL, Chapter 693 recently took a group of veterans from the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital to a Chicago Steel Hockey Game in Geneva.  (more…)

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VVAVet Medical Advances

Medical Advances from the Vietnam War

April 18, 2017

Injured veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars can give credit to the medical personnel of earlier wars, including the Vietnam War, for their care and recovery. Surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other staff advanced medical…

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Doctor and Military

Chapter 890 Fundraises for Dental Health

February 13, 2017

Recently, Chapter 890 and several other veteran service organizations raised money through a golf scramble in Sandpoint, ID. A fourth of the gold scramble’s proceeds were donated to Kaniksu Dental Health, which serves veterans who…

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Chapter 392 Helps Veterans Get Health Care

July 12, 2016

Portland, Oregon, Chapter 392 is part of a new local veterans group coalition, the American Military Veterans Outreach Organization. Led by Iraq War veteran Tina Kennedy, the group provides outreach to veterans who are not…

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April 27, 2016

Veterans Groups Sue VA for Withholding Information Demanded by Veterans Poisoned by Camp Lejeune’s Toxic Water

(Wash., D.C.)—Today Vietnam Veterans of America, along with The Few, The Proud, The Forgotten, filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to compel the Department of Veterans Affairs to produce records on the…

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President of the Martinsburg Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Mossie Wright, is pleased with the accomplishments of the local group in the four years since inception. Here, he displays a special medal used to honor veterans and others who’ve helped move the organization forward.

Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting Planned by Martinsburg Chapter

April 25, 2016

The Martinsburg Chapter 1074  of the Vietnam Veterans of America is four years old, and has accomplished a lot since its local inception - especially when it comes to helping veterans navigate the system in…

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Veterans Health Care Committee Update March/April 2016

March 21, 2016

The Veterans Health Care Committee is a coordinating committee that includes the chairs of other VVA standing committees, the Veterans Health Council, and members interested in veterans’ health issues. Whenever legislative action is needed to…

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