How a Bill to Help Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits Turned Into a Political Battle
A bill that enhances health care and disability benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits has hit a snag in the Senate.
Top Lawmakers Reach Deal to Help Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits
The agreement paves the way for passage of a bill that has become the top priority of veterans’ groups seeking to help an increasing number of people with illnesses that they believe are related to toxic exposure.
Military Families Struggle to Hold Onto Caregiver Program
Military families are pushing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to continue providing stipends through a caregiver program that helps injured vets. NBC10 reporter Lucy Bustamante has the story.
After VA Mistake, Vets Await to Find Out If Home Caregiving Will Be Covered
Hundreds of disabled veterans were accidentally dropped from the VA’s caregiver program, which allows family members to be a paid for providing home care. The VA acknowledged the mistake, but some people are still getting letters that they have been dropped. NBC10’s Lucy Bustamante reports.
VA Wasted $1.8 Million on Thousands of Smartphones That Went Unused, Audit Finds
An inspector general’s report has found that most of the 10,000 smartphones purchased for a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs program during the pandemic went unused.
These 6 Financial Strategies Can Help Military Members Transition to Civilian Life
From housing to jobs, military veterans face a world completely different from their active-duty lives.
How One Veteran Paid Off $70,000 in Debt in Just Three Years
Transitioning from the military to civilian life can be difficult and lead to high debt. More than 92% of military families carry debt, one survey found.
How to Stay Competitive Using a VA Loan in a Sizzling Housing Market
In a hot housing market, military families with VA loans are struggling to buy homes. Here’s how to compete, according to real estate experts.
Marvel Entertainment Chairman, Others Accused of Breaking Law in Veterans Affairs Scheme Under Trump
House Democrats accused three Donald Trump associates, including Marvel’s chairman, of breaking the law in a plan to shape veterans’ policies for their benefit.