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VA secretary formalizes expansion of emergency mental health care to former service members with other-than-honorable discharges

VA released finalized plans that lay the framework for providing emergency mental health coverage to former service members with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges.

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Partnering with VA to help homeless Veterans: How community groups can make a difference

For formerly homeless Veterans, housing is more than a roof over their heads — it is one major step toward a better life. Veterans can and do become homeless for many different reasons, such as a move to an area with more expensive housing, service-related trauma that leads to issues like substance use, or the loss of a job.


Changes to MST-related PTSD claims processing means more help for Veterans

Due to increased awareness of military sexual trauma and the challenges of providing corroborating evidence in many cases, VA has taken a number of steps over the years to better serve MST survivors applying for disability compensation for conditions caused by MST.

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This week we honor Army Veteran Allan Chase.

Allan served from 1946 to 1970. He did tours in Panama, Germany, and Vietnam. Allan is retired from the Army and USPS with a total of 46 years of service.

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