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VA expands transparency, accountability efforts

VA is making public a list of adverse employee actions taken since January 20.  This information is posted at http://www.va.gov/accountability and will be updated weekly.

Honor Flight

[VIDEO] WWII Veteran: One of the most interesting, wonderful experiences

Navy Veteran Len Madsen visited the World War II Memorial as a part of the Chicago Honor Flight.

Balance

Video game technology helps Veterans improve their balance, get moving

When 69-year-old Vietnam Veteran Robert Brown was looking for ways to increase his balance and physical activity, he joined VA’s Wii Fit™ pilot research study. Motivated to lose weight, he overcame his concerns about falling and started walking and exercising again on a regular basis.


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VETERAN OF THE WEEK

This week we honor Army Veteran Samuel V. Wilson.

Samuel was a former Army lieutenant general and director of the Defense Intelligence Agency who developed counterinsurgency practices that became widely used during the Vietnam War as part of an American effort to win the “hearts and minds” of the Vietnamese.


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