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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

VA policy dictated that medical personnel wait for an ambulance rather than take the veteran to the emergency room themselves; it took 1/2 hour for the ambulance to arrive. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Veteran Dies In VA Hospital While Waiting For An Ambulance

Veteran collapsed in the Albuquerque VA hospital cafeteria, just 500 yards from the emergency room.

07/03/2014

Veterans congregate for doughnuts and coffee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Funds Approved To Reduce Veteran’s Claim Backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs is getting more money to deal with its backlog of disability claims.

10/23/2013

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Top Holiday Volunteer Opportunities For The Family In Las Vegas

Many Las Vegas organizations often need volunteers or donations to fill the coffers or help people needing assistance with day-to-day living, especially during the holiday season.

11/09/2012

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Federal Grant Helps Homeless Vets

A $1-million federal grant has been issued to help homeless veterans in the valley.

CBS Las Vegas–10/10/2011