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Augusta man has 'peace of mind' in pursuit of career with GI BIll after military service

...It gave me guidance, the ability to figure out what I wanted to do with my life."Last month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs celebrated 70 years of investment in the education and economic prosperity of America's service members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/gi-bill-birthday-celebrated-
Rep. John Barrow calls for investigation at Charlie Norwood VA radiology department

Rep. John Barrow has called on the acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to investigate potential wrongdoings in Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center's radiology department.Barrow's request followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-05/rep-john-barrow-calls-invest
Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

...expected are key representatives from the Bob Woodruff Foundation; the USO; Operation Home Front; the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; the U.S. Department of Defense; the University of Southern California; and the Bristol-Myers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-10/acclaimed-august
A victory for our veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is caught in a firestorm of scandal. Administrative delays in medical procedures at Veterans Administration hospitals have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-18/victory-our-veterans
Policy hits a sour note

...the government bends over backward to honor veterans' freedom of religion. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs even approved the hammer of Thor as one of about 60 religious symbols that can be inscribed on veterans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-26/policy-hits-sour-note
New court aims to help veterans

...Court would provide veterans the chance to admit their crimes but be sentenced to treatment offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs instead of punishment. If they successfully complete the program, they won't have a conviction on their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-27/new-court-aims-help-veterans
Businessman Julian Osbon dies

...back into the industry by buying a small company in Alabama that sold similar vacuum therapy aids to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and renamed it SOMA Blue Inc. It went out of business in 2003 after being ravaged by lawsuits from competitors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/businessman-julian-osbon-d
3 veterans left in Augusta who survived Pearl Harbor

...dying at a rate of about 600 a day, and now number a little more than 1 million, according to recent U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs figures.It is estimated that by 2036, there will be no veterans of World War II left."This might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-06/3-veterans-left-augusta-who-s
CNN cites fatal delays at SC, Augusta VA hospitals

...dying needlessly because of long waits and delayed care at U.S. veterans hospitals, CNN reports.The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is aware of the problems and has done almost nothing to effectively prevent veterans dying from delays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-20/cnn-cites-fatal-delays-sc-au
Augusta VA wait time ahead of national average

...two-week goal and five days ahead of the 17-day national average among all VA medical centers in the U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs data shows."We have worked hard to keep our numbers low," said Dr. Lorraine Braswell, the director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-08/augusta-va-wait-time-ahead-na