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VA News is a weekly program designed to provide timely news and information about the Department of Veterans Affairs. The newscast is co-sponsored by the VHA Employee Education System and the Office of Public Affairs in partnership with other headquarters and field offices.
Director of VA’s Blind Rehabilitation Service Harry Truman signed a presidential order in 1947 turning the military’s blind rehabilitation training of Servicemembers over to the VA, as a part of preparing the nation for post-war adjustment. Hines VA Hospital in Chicago was selected as the first center. Today, VA supports 13 inpatient blind rehabilitation centers across the US. These centers provide a breadth and depth of intensive and supportive care that restores abilities of Veterans and Servicemembers to achieve their independence, support their families, care for their homes, and integrate into their communities.
General Manager of GE Transportation’s Global Signaling Solutions.
In just six months, with some post-military training, a little bit of research, and high-speed effort, you can land a career with great benefits that will make your mom proud and a salary that will make your battle buddies green with envy.
Writer, VHA’s Office of Communications Anywhere from 11 to 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans develop PTS symptoms, according to VA estimates. These include flashbacks, nightmares, depression, social withdrawal, emotional numbing, hyper-alertness, anxiety and irritability.
The Huey helicopter is the iconic symbol of the Vietnam War, and family and friends recognize the Huey Plaza as an ideal venue to preserve the memory of their loved ones,” said NJVVMF’s Executive Director Bill Linderman. “Many visitors, including thousands of school children from across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, will visit the exhibit and read the messages, educating future generations on the sacrifices made by our Vietnam Veterans.