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    Hillary Clinton Remarks at the VFW National Convention

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presumptive presidential nominee, addressed the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She outlined her plans to…

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    Veterans' Health Care

    Patricia Kime discusses the state of veterans' health care in the U.S., as well as proposed changes to the VA system. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications,…

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    National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Annual Conference

    Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, and Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson were among the speakers at the National Coalition For Homeless Veterans'…

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    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump News Conference

    Donald Trump, the presumptive 2016 Republican presidential nominee, held a news conference at Trump Tower in New York City to release a list of veterans' organizations to which he had made…

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    Memorial Day Observance

    President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate Memorial Day. Then, he spoke at a remembrance ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National…

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    Vietnam Post-War Trauma

    Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and Grace Liem Galloway, a Catholic Relief Services volunteer in Vietnam, talked about their post-war struggle with physical and…

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    Issues Facing Veterans

    Jeremy Butler, with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talked about issues facing veterans. He also responded to the recent comments made by Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama reflected on the meaning of Memorial Day and recognized the sacrifices made by the American warriors who never made it back home. Though he…

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    Book Discussion on The Boys of '67

    Andrew Wiest talked about his book, The Boys of '67: Charlie Company’s War in Vietnam, about the experiences of the men of the U.S. Army’s “Charlie Company” during…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address, Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), vice chair of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, talked about the steps House Republicans were taking to improve the…

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    Veterans' Mental Health Care and Suicide Prevention

    Veterans Health Administration officials and advocates testified at a hearing on mental health care in the VA system and suicide prevention efforts. They discussed programs to assist…

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    Veterans' Health Care Policy

    Secretary Robert McDonald talked about the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system, outlining goals to improve veterans' access to health care. He urged Congress to take…

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    Newsmakers with Secretary Robert McDonald

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald talked about how he was addressing long wait times for veterans at VA hospitals, along with reports of VA under-staffing, wasteful spending at…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Brain Injury Treatment

    Health officials from the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs testified at a hearing on research into post-traumatic stress disorder, and methods of diagnosing and treating…

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    Veterans' Health Care Delays

    Witnesses from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and oversight officials testified at a sometimes contentious hearing on ongoing delays in providing health care to…

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    Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride

    President Obama was joined by Vice President Biden and Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald as the president welcomed participants of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the…

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    Service Dogs and Veterans

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the benefits of service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues. The panelists included the head…

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    National Lieutenant Governors Association Meeting, Veterans' Issues

    Panelists discussed how states could improve assistance on veterans' issues including mental health care, homelessness, and job placement.  “How States may Help Advance New…

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    Civil War Veterans

    Professor Brian Craig Miller talked about the experience of Confederate Civil War veterans during Reconstruction. He described how options for support varied widely between the…

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    Veterans Affairs Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request

    Veterans Affairs (VA) officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2017 budget request. Secretary Robert McDonald talked about the progress he has observed since he…

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