News tagged with veterans

VA's 'choice' program for health care off to slow start

Far fewer veterans than expected are taking advantage of a new law aimed at making it easier for them to get private health care and avoid the long waits that have plagued Department of Veterans Affairs facilities ...

Feb 21, 2015
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Obama signs veterans suicide prevention bill

Acknowledging the struggles of the nation's veterans, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation intended to reduce the high rate of suicide that is claiming the lives of soldiers and former members ...

Feb 12, 2015
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Suicide risk high among veterans

Suicide is a serious national epidemic. It is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. However, for America's veterans, it is an even more serious epidemic. Veteran's make up 10 percent of the ...

Jan 12, 2015
popularity not rated yet | comments 0