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On May 4, a military recruitment memo prepared by the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command (MEPCOM) announced that individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 will be prohibited from enlisting in the military, even after they recover.

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Lawmakers and veterans advocates have been concerned that a significant number of disabled veterans and their surviving family members won’t receive the stimulus payments Trump approved in March as part of a $2 trillion stimulus package to support Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.

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With the current state of the world and its hospital environments during the Coronavirus pandemic, it makes sense to want to follow the “Shelter in Place” orders and skip your medical appointment at a Department of Veteran’s Affairs facility in order to protect yourself and your loved ones. 

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Initially, on September 25, 2019, Veterans Affairs (VA) officials announced that families of veterans who served prior to 2001 wouldn’t be added to the Veterans Affairs caregivers program until summer 2020 at the earliest. Under the VA MISSION Act passed last year, veterans who sustained a...

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On January 23, 2020, House lawmakers introduced legislation to allow Korean troops who fought alongside Americans in the Vietnam War and later relocated to the United States to qualify for VA health benefits. The Korean American Vietnam Allies Long Overdue for Relief (VALOR) Act would amend 38...
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The U.S. defense policy bill contains several provisions aimed at addressing the Pentagon’s ongoing use of open-air burn pits for waste disposal in combat zones and documenting locations where they operated. The National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the House on Wednesday, December...

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Defense Department officials may soon offer payouts to the victims of military medical malpractice cases under a provision inserted into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a $738 billion defense spending bill, agreed to by House and Senate conferees on Monday, December 9, 2019....

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On November 13, 2019, Rachel Romani, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) chief of research development, announced the VA will launch a major research initiative in 2021 on military environmental exposures and their connection to diseases in veterans and their offspring.

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Democratic Senators Jon Tester of Montana, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut introduced legislation this week that would ensure all service members with at least 10-years of service are eligible to transfer their benefits to dependents at any time, either while being...

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Since September 11, 2001, countless numbers of veterans have suffered serious physical or psychological injuries in service to the United States. Now, they must rely on support and assistance from caregivers, who are often family members. The assistance that family caregivers provide help...

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