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Secretary Shulkin on the ‘State of VA’: Making VA into an organization Veterans deserve

VA’s secretary, Dr. David Shulkin, spoke to the press corps in the White House briefing room – diagnosing VA and providing his prescription for its ills.

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Army Veteran in the “right place at the right time” after Portland train attack

Marcus Knipe sprang into action without thinking about his own safety, while his family escaped the scary scene. The Iraq War Veteran immediately applied pressure to the victim’s wound.

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VA and healing powers of nature rescue Veteran

“I always think about the author and environmentalist John Muir and his famous quote – ‘The mountains are calling and I must go.’ That rings so true for me.


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VETERAN OF THE WEEK

Each Memorial Day we recognize every service member who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Considering the adage "All gave some, some gave all." Memorial Day is for the latter, those who gave all.


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