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Federal Union Slams VA Health Reforms as Dangerous for Vets

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VA releases plans for sweeping health care overhaul

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Congress finalizes VA appeals reform overhaul

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Troops at risk for suicide not getting needed care, report finds

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VA plans to close 430 buildings, freeze VBA office space

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Vision for VA: Fewer maternity services and cancer docs, more private care options

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VA Secretary backs off plan to cut elderly vets' benefits

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More than 18,000 vets verified for online exchange access, and thousands are already shopping

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House appropriations plan calls for big boost in VA funding

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VA Sec Shulkin Says Veterans Should Use The Private Sector If It’s Better Than VA

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It's official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11

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Veterans online shopping benefit 'still under consideration'

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As Obama leaves office, goal on homeless veterans goes unmet

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BLS Employment Data 2016

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New Veterans Crisis Line expansion nearly doubles suicide prevention staff

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Former Army doctor plans a health care focus for House Veterans' Affairs Committee

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The number of veterans in Congress will likely drop again next year

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Free Cohen clinics offer real hope for veterans dealing with mental health issues

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Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 — new rankings of 175 schools

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Veterans museum under construction in Columbus, Ohio

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