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Veterans Administration: ABroken System By Stephen Reed,BS.Rel,MS.Theo,MSW,Paralegal/Legal Assistant
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The new agency was responsible for medical services for war veterans; disability compensation and allowances for World War I veterans; life insurance; bonus certificates; retirement payments for... More > emergency officers; Army and Navy pensions; and retirement payments for civilian employees. During the next decade, from 1931 to 1941, VA hospitals would increase from 64 to 91, and the number of beds would rise from 33,669 to 61,849. In March 1933, President Roosevelt persuaded Congress to pass the Economy Act. A response to the Great Depression, the measure included a repeal of all previous laws granting benefits for veterans of the Spanish-American War and all subsequent conflicts and periods of peacetime service. It also gave the President authority to issue new veterans benefits.< Less
The Veterans Administration: A Broken System(Revised) By Stephen ReedBS .Rel, MS. Theo, MS. Social Work
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President Hoover, in his 1929 State of the Union message, proposed consolidating agencies administering veteran’s benefits. The following year Congress created the Veterans Administration by... More > uniting three bureaus — the previously independent Veterans’ Bureau, the Bureau of Pensions and the National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. President Hoover signed the executive order establishing the VA on July 21, 1930. Hines, who had served since 1923 as director of the Veterans’ Bureau, was named the first administrator of the agency< Less
The Veterans Health Administration’s Treatment of PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury Among Recent Combat Veterans (A CBO Study) By Congressional Budget Office
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Two combat-related conditions that affect some veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan and that have generated widespread concern among policymakers are posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)... More > and traumatic brain injury (TBI). In response to a request from the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, this Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study examines the following: • The clinical care that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the health care system within the Department of Veterans Affairs, provides for recent combat veterans; • VHA’s coordination with the Department of Defense for the care of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan; • The prevalence of PTSD and TBI among veterans of those conflicts and the occurrence of those conditions among recent combat veterans using VHA’s services; and • The costs to VHA of providing care to recent combat veterans for those conditions. In keeping with CBO’s mandate to provide objective, impartial analysis...< Less
Our Naked Veterans By harold hester
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A primer for all veterans to have a fighting chance for their rightful compensation from the VA
Our Naked Veterans By harold hester
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A primer for all veterans to have a fighting chance for their rightful compensation from the VA
California Military and Veterans Code 2018 By John Snape
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The complete, unabridged text of the California Military and Veterans Code for 2018. Does not contain any legal analysis. It consists of eight divisions: Division 1. Administration of Military and... More > Veterans Affairs; Division 2. The Military Forces of the State; Division 3. Emblems and Decorations; Division 4. Veterans’ Aid and Welfare; Division 5. Veterans’ Institutions; Division 6. Veterans Buildings, Memorials, and Cemeteries; Division 7. National Defense; Division 8. Veterans’ Welfare.< Less
Mechanic: The Life and Hard Times of Carlton H. Hursey By Richard C. Hursey & James W. Hursey
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Carlton Hursey was born and raised on a farm in rural Tuscarawas County, Ohio. After military service during World War I he married a pretty lass from two hollows over. The couple settled in nearby... More > Coshocton, started a family and soon became active and respected in the community. In his spare time Carl was a happy fiddler and band leader, but he was devastated when his beloved young wife died. His health soon failed and he was forced to break up his family of five bright, boisterous children. He lived most of the rest of his life in veterans’ hospitals. Years after his death and the eventual passing of his three older children, the two youngest, who had been raised in an orphanage, discovered among their siblings’ papers a small gray box that contained a cache of their father’s diaries, journals and letters, some dating from when he was courting their mother. In an effort to discover their father, using the material from this cache, the two youngest sons have written this remarkable family-oriented biography.< Less
Mechanic: The Life and Hard Times of Carlton H. Hursey By Richard. & James Hursey
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Carlton Hursey was born and raised on a farm in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. After military service during World War I he married a lass from two hollows over. The couple settled in nearby Coshocton and... More > started a family. In his spare time Carl was a happy fiddler and band leader, but he was devastated when his beloved young wife died. His health soon failed and his family of five bright, boisterous children was separated. He lived most of the rest of his life in veterans’ hospitals. Years after his death and the eventual passing of his three older children, the two youngest, who had been raised in an orphanage, discovered among their siblings’ papers a small gray box that contained a cache of his diaries, journals and letters, some dating from when he was courting their mother. They decided that these papers might help them discover who this mysterious stranger, their father, was. This remarkable, family-oriented biography is the result of that quest.< Less
The Road To Freedom By nicholas chybinski
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An Attorney's memoir of World War II in Poland, mass murder of Jews, slave labor in Germany, and immigration to America.
The Dancing Leaves: Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn By Pierre Gerard
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Merriam Press Vietnam War Fiction Series. Although written as fiction, this work is based on the author's personal experiences as a Vietnam veteran encountering other vets at the Veterans... More > Administration (VA) in New York City at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. The author served in the U.S. Army, Security Police, and Soc Trang, Vietnam during his 1967–1968 tour of duty. Some of the chapters: The Bunker; Welcome to the VA; A Soft Gauze Over Their Wounded Minds; A Mentor: A Case Officer’s Case Officer; The War Hero; Thousand-Meter Stare; They Wear Their Ribbons Inside Their Hearts; Psychiatric Trauma Unit; Shrapnel Was Deeply Embedded in His Psyche; Dirty Business; Phoenix Program; Anything for You, My Brother; Just Before the Spring of the Betty Went Off; Flashback; You’re My Friend, I Won’t Question It; Clenching and Unclenching His Fists; The Face of the Nameless Would Appear Before Him at Night; Green Explosion: The Vietnam Experience. Includes 41 author photos depicting his time in Vietnam.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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