Category Archive: VA News

Sep 04

Missing Medal of Honor Recipient Identified

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has announced the identification of remains belonging to Marine Corps 1st Lt. Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman, 33, of Knoxville, Tenn., who would be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions fighting on the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbert Islands, Nov. 11, 1943. He was assigned to Company F, …

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Jun 22

VFW Salutes New Agent Orange Decision

VFW applauds VA’s decision to expand disability benefits for Air Force personnel exposed to contaminated C-123 aircraft.

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Apr 29

VFW Calls New VA Appropriations Bill ‘Bad for Veterans’

House of Representatives is set to penalize disabled veterans.

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Apr 02

VA Makes Strides on Reducing Claims Backlog

The federal initiative to provide timely decisions on disability payments to Veterans has crossed a major milestone in its final sprint to eliminate the backlog of Veterans’ benefits claims.

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