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Attention Veterans: Imposter phone line attempting to access credit card information from Choice Program users

VA is taking action in response to a phone line that appears to be set up to take advantage of Veterans who misdial the Veterans Choice Program phone line.


In the news: New Veterans Affairs Chief: A Hands-On, Risk-Taking ‘Standout’

Via the New York Times: "Dr. Shulkin came to the Veterans Affairs department expecting to find a less efficient copy of private health care that would be straightforward to streamline or even privatize. His first clinical visit, with an intoxicated double amputee Vietnam Veteran at a hospital in Manhattan, taught him that it would not be so easy."


VA research engineer, Army Veteran named finalist for prestigious public service award

Rory Cooper was in the Army serving in Germany when a bicycle accident left him paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. That event has shaped his life’s work on behalf of the disabled as a research biomedical engineer.

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This week we honor is Army Veteran Audrey Hsieh.

Audrey Hsieh completed an eight-year career in the U.S. Army from 2004 to 2012 where she served as a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN) and psychological operations officer.

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