Department of Veterans Affairs Addresses Payment Backlog

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2020)—The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faced sharp questioning during a Senate committee hearing on Feb. 5 from skeptical Senators about a growing backlog of unpaid providers caring for elderly and disabled veterans.

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Local veteran, business owner commits to cleaning up Bakersfield

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Steve Wagoner is everything Kern County celebrates. He’s a military veteran, a small business owner, and he’s giving back. The man is donating his time every day to clean up the filth others are leaving on our streets. He packs his trailer, hooks it to his truck, and hits the road. “It’s just a nuisance, a nuisance to look at,” he says. Eventually this navy veteran finds his target: Piles of trash left drug addicts and the homeless leave behind.

Source: Local veteran, business owner commits to cleaning up Bakersfield

Unclaimed veteran to be laid to rest Wednesday in Nashville

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An unclaimed veteran will be laid to rest in Nashville on Wednesday morning. Robert Kaltz, Jr. was a Vietnam-era Veteran of the U. S. Army. He will be taken to his final resting place at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, February 12 at 11 a. m. CST. Arrangements have been made through Taylor Funeral Home. The Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery is located at 7931 McCrory Lane in Nashville.

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Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic Job in Johnson City, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Electronic Industrial Controls […]

Source: Electronic Industrial Controls Mechanic Job in Johnson City, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

Retired SWVA veteran receives new house from Military Warrior Support Foundation

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Rainy weather and high waters did not dampen the spirits of Mike Beaulieu as he received the keys to his brand new home in Big Stone Gap Va. “Isn’t it good luck when it rains on your parade? ” Beaulieu asked as he and his family stood on the front porch of their new house. The Beaulieu family was chosen by the Military Warrior Support Foundation in partnership with Bank of America to receive a house, completely mortgage-free. The family chose to apply for the home after much deliberation.

Source: Retired SWVA veteran receives new house from Military Warrior Support Foundation

Art therapy helps veterans combat PTSD

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A unique form of therapy is helping local veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental illnesses. Marine Corps veteran Josh Paul struggled adjusting to civilian life. “I found a way to express feelings that I didn’t even know I had. It changed me, got me going on my life and turned my life around. I’m happy,” says Paul. “I suffer with anxiety, depression and PTSD. I had a hard time connecting with people.

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