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VA partners with Anchorage health clinic

...filtering into the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center this month as part of a recent deal with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to ease medical access.The overrun Alaska VA Healthcare System sends about 25 new patients to the Midtown...
State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...veterans' servicesSen. Mark Begich is supporting legislation that would guarantee advance funding for all Department of Veterans Affairs programs."There is simply no excuse for letting political shenanigans get in the way of delivering critical...
Chamber seeks support for LGBTQ community

...failed? How could this not have passed?" said Vickie Green, who administers online health records for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and also manages a VA program to provide education about and celebrate the gay and lesbian community. She...
Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

...15, 2013, for hours worked from Sept. 22 through Sept. 30.Still, Marc Cevasco, who works in the Department of Veterans Affairs, said as he waited for a bus Tuesday that the uncertainty of how long the shutdown would last made his uneasy...
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Planting a seed for green business in Juneau

...Architectural Salvage and some other businesses.In formulating his plan, Donig also had a lot of help from the Department of Veterans Affairs. A former marine and a disabled vet, Donig spent hours with a business counselor in the VA's job placement...
Native American veterans push for recognition, and we need to be honored in the Mall area."John Garcia, deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, said he's been meeting with Native American leaders and believes that a memorial "is a real possibility...
Veterans outreach event comes to Juneau

...Healthcare System, has been held in the state capital."It's very exciting," said Susan Yeager, the Alaska Department of Veterans Affairs's rural health program coordinator. "We're very excited to be here, to be communicating with veterans...
Report: Texas vets dying young at alarming rate

...fragmentary, nameless records provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Reporters used obituaries, widely scattered...sailors after they leave the service.The Department of Veterans Affairs, which serves nearly half of recent veterans...
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Reflections on Memorial Day

...the battle and for his widow and his orphan."That phrase now is on a metal plaque at the entrance of the Department of Veterans Affairs and is enshrined in the American social compact, one of the few elements of our heritage beyond debate and...
Wellness for Caregivers Workshop Conference

...Southeast Senior Services, The Parkinson's Institute, Tlingit Haida Regional Housing Authority and the Department of Veterans Affairs.Healthy snacks will be available for participants and door prizes will be given during breaks throughout...


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