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Man Charged With Using Feigned Purple Heart To Receive BenefitsFormer Marine Brandon Ryan Blackstone, 35, was sentenced to one year and three months in federal prison for lying about receiving a Purple Heart Medal.
Suspicious Device At Dallas VA Hospital Forces EvacuationsAuthorities determined shortly before 5:00 p.m. there was no explosive device. It was an oxygen tank with wires connected to a box.
VA Agrees To Bring Veteran Home After Decade-Long Struggle For CareThe struggle to navigate bureaucracy and approve funding was just another hurdle for a race to recovery Chad Snowden has run for more than 12 years.
VA: Ex-Marine Who Killed 3 In Baton Rouge Didn't Have PTSDA former Marine who ambushed and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers last month never saw combat in Iraq, but told doctors he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder because a buddy showed him videos of maimed and decapitated bodies, according to newly released Veterans Health Administration medical records.
VA Puts Latest Estimate Of Veteran Suicides At 20 Per DayThe Department of Veterans Affairs says that an average of 20 veterans a day committed suicide in 2014, a slight decrease from a previous government estimate for 2010.
Report: VA Health Care Still Has 'Profound Deficiencies'The panel says the VA needs to improve its service to veterans, adding that the VA's health care operations "require urgent reform. America's veterans deserve a better organized, high-performing health care system."
Dozens Of Veterans Protest Possible Changes To VA SystemVeterans worry they'll lose the only caregivers who understand their needs.
Armed Man Shot By Officer At VA Clinic Identified66-year-old, Scott Preston remains in the hospital in stable condition according to DPD.
Army Vet From North Texas Having Trouble Getting Cancer TreatmentMore than a month after he was told he had brain cancer though, Army veteran Anthony Williams has had repeated tests, but has not started treatment.
Hopes Of Raising Awareness During Nat'l Suicide Prevention WeekThis is National Suicide Prevention Week and experts say the goal is to raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Dallas VA Union Leaders Say Agency Is Wasting MoneyClaiming fraud, waste and abuse of funds, the employees union at the Dallas VA Medical Center sent a letter to Washington this week asking leaders there to step in.
House Fire Set By Cigarette Kills Retired MarineCleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother's best attempts to save him.

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