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Lauren’s Story, Part 3: The Importance of a Social Worker

Written by: Lauren – Guest Blogger sharing her perspective as a VA employee and patient during her second pregnancy. I have reached a milestone! I am now in the second trimester, and even showing a little “baby bump.” This week I wanted … Read More

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Pay Equality: Know Your Worth

After I retired from the US Army, I went shopping for jobs with the quest of earning at least what the Army was paying me. I was able to achieve that goal. I later transitioned to a position as a … Read More

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Lauren’s Story, Part 2: In Alignment

Written by: Lauren – Guest Blogger sharing her perspective as a VA employee and patient during her second pregnancy. Hello again, and thank you for the great feedback from my first post. I had my first ultrasound this past Monday and it … Read More

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Happy Doctors’ Day – Brian’s Story

Sunday, March 30th marks National Doctors’ Day—a time when we recognize physicians, their work, and their contributions to the health care community. We are grateful for the more than 14,000 physicians who work at VA and are proud to have … Read More

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Lauren’s Story: VA Health Care for Pregnant Veterans

Everybody has a story. Though it may seem ordinary to some, each person’s story is unique and important in the tapestry of life. We will be bringing you a series of stories from people who care for Veterans across our … Read More

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Why Do You Need a Veteran?

Last week, I stepped out of my normal routine and attended an in-person class with FEMA on Continuity of Operations. This led me to relying on my GPS and its traffic feature to avoid rush hour congestion during the adjusted … Read More

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Education Revisited: Choosing a “Good Fit” Program with the GI Bill Comparison Tool

Our Tuesday blog post addressing the importance of education generated so many great comments and such debate on Facebook that I wanted to continue the conversation. A topic that comes up often when we talk about education, but more specifically as … Read More

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The Value of a College Degree

Last year I addressed Education vs. Experience in today’s career market. Since that time, I graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Management from Grand Canyon University. I enrolled in July 2011 and completed my degree in August … Read More

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A Visit to VA as a Patient

Last week, VA observed a “National Salute to Veteran Patients.” The program, which takes place every year around February 14th, provides the community with an opportunity to say Thank You to Veterans and raises awareness for volunteering at VA. This week always … Read More

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This Valentine’s Day, Take Care of Your Heart

It makes sense that Valentine’s Day falls in the month of February since February is designated as American Heart Month. What better time than now to bring awareness of heart health to all, especially women and especially women Veterans? Most … Read More

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