• Moran: Veterans’ Affairs Committee to Focus on Vets’ Mental Health in 2020

    Moran: Veterans’ Affairs Committee to Focus on Vets’ Mental Health in 20200

    Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) will make legislation addressing veterans’ mental wellbeing a priority in the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee next year, Military.com reported. Moran is expected to lead the panel when its current chair, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), retires at the end of this year. Moran and Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) have introduced legislation addressing

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  • In Our Communities

    In Our Communities0

    An inter-agency task force in Connecticut has reported recommendations on how to deal with PFAS contamination in the state, Gov. Ned Lamont (D) announced in a press release. Among the plan’s recommendations is to increase communication and collaboration with contamination-affected communities…. The Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource in Warner Robins will now be able

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  • VA Appeals Hearings, Decisions Moving Faster Under New System

    VA Appeals Hearings, Decisions Moving Faster Under New System0

    A new system that went into effect in February has helped the Board of Veterans’ Appeals process 11% more decisions and hold 38% more hearings, BVA leaders announced this month, according to Military.com. “The entire department is mostly focused on changing what we do,” BVA Chairman Cheryl Mason said. “This is really about changing for

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