Support Blue Water Navy Veterans Legislation 2017

      H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, was introduced on January 19, 2017, by Congressman David G. Valadao of California. This bill would to expand the presumptions for service connection related to exposure to herbicides containing dioxin, including Agent Orange, to veterans who…

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Leading Veterans Service Organizations Release 30th Edition of the Independent Budget for the 115th Congress

Veterans cite to “strengthen, reform and sustain the VA health care system” as top critical issue WASHINGTON, DC—Today DAV (Disabled American Veterans), Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans), and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) released The Independent Budget Veterans Agenda for the 115th Congress. The collaborative report, now in its…

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VA Study Confirms High Cure Rates With New Hepatitis C Drugs

Virus undetectable in high percentage of patients after treatment. WASHINGTON – A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) database study shows that new drug regimens for hepatitis C have resulted in “remarkably high” cure rates among patients in VA’s national health care system. Of the more than 17,000 Veterans in the…

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