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VA extends presumptions of service connection for three new cancer types

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VA extends presumptions of service connection for three new cancer types

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is including three new cancer types in the list of presumed service-connected disabilities due to military environmental exposure under the PACT Act. This announcement marks the continued commitment under the Biden-Harris administration's Unity Agenda and the Biden Cancer Moonshot to support the

VA announces new grant program to help service members and their spouses transition from the military to civilian life

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VA announces new grant program to help service members and their spouses transition from the military to civilian life

WASHINGTON - May 10, on Military Spouse Appreciation Day, VA announced the creation of a new grant program to help service members and their spouses transition from the military to civilian life. These grants will be awarded to eligible organizations that provide employment-based resources and tools for transitioning service members

NCA doubles number of veteran pages in VLM

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NCA doubles number of veteran pages in VLM

This November for Veterans Month, the National Cemetery Administration is embarking on the largest expansion of the number of veterans' pages for its award-winning website, the Veterans Legacy Memorial, since its inception in May 2019. By adding nearly 5 million pages of veterans interred in private and other non-VA cemeteries

VA hospitals receive top grades

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VA hospitals receive top grades

WASHINGTON - According to Medicare's latest nationwide survey of patients, VA hospitals outperformed non-VA hospitals on all 10 core patient satisfaction metrics - including overall hospital rating, communication with doctors, communication about medication, willingness to recommend the hospital, and more. As a part of the survey, Medicare awards star ratings from

Student loan forgiveness deadline nears

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Student loan forgiveness deadline nears

Eligible veterans, active-duty service members and others can erase their student loans through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/. Applications must be submitted by Oct. 31, 2022. The program removes the burden of student debt on public servants, making it possible for many borrowers to stay in their

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