Obama Reinforces Bond with Wounded Veteran at Arizona Home
New York Times
March 13, 2015

If one relationship embodies the burden President Obama has carried as a wartime commander in chief, it may be the one with Sgt. First Class Cory Remsburg, an Army Ranger who was severely wounded in Afghanistan.  Read article here.

Progress is Slow at VA Hospitals in Wake of Crisis
New York Times
March 13, 2015

The nation's largest hospital system has made only halting progress in hiring new doctors, replacing incompetent supervisors, upgrading outdated computers and rebuilding trust with veterans, nine months after President Obama concluded that a "corrosive culture" has led to systemic problems at hospitals run by the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Read article here.

When Colleges Use Veterans as Pawns
New York Times
February 10, 2015

For-profit colleges that burden students with crippling debt -- often while giving them useless credentials in return -- are luring veterans who receive GI Bill benefits to take advantage of a loophole in federal law.  Read article here.

Congress Acts on Veteran Suicides
New York Times
February 9, 2015

Republicans and Democrats in Congress have found something meaningful they can agree about: strengthening the nation's response to the tragic wave of veteran suicides.  Read article here.

A Huge Victory for Homeless Veterans
New York Times
January 30, 2015

The Veterans Affairs Department is going to provide housing for disabled homeless veterans on the vast property it owns in Los Angeles.  Read article here.

CU Heroes Clinic in Aurora Gives Free Dental Work to Student Veterans
Denver Post
November 13, 2014

Veterans can get free dental work at the new CU Heroes Clinic in Aurora while they're working toward their degree at the University of Colorado Denver or the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.  Read article here.

Risk Model Seen as Reducing Military Suicides
New York Times
November 12, 2014

Military doctors could reduce suicides among soldiers with psychiatric conditions by using a new screening system that flags those at highest risk of taking their own lives, a new study suggests. Read article here.
 

 

Other Articles of Interest

 

Unsettled at Home, Veterans Volunteer to Fight ISIS - March 11, 2015

Our Navy Is Big Enough - March 9, 2015

Some Top Officials Knew of VA Woes, Before the Scandal - December 25, 2014

Military Hospital Care is Questioned; Next, Reprisals - December 20, 2014

Military Sexual Assault Unresolved - December 7, 2014

Bush and C.I.A. Ex-Officials Rebut Torture Report - December 7, 2014

Backsliding in Afghanistan - December 6, 2014

Gillibrand Seeks Another Vote on Military's Handling of Sexual Assault Cases - December 2, 2014

The Military's Rough Justice on Sexual Assault - November 26, 2014

Hagel's Departure Bears Little Likeness to Rumsfeld's Removal - November 25, 2014

Hagel Resigns Under Pressure as Global Crises Test Pentagon - November 24, 2014

A Problem Beyond Mr. Hagel - November 24, 2014

Risk Model Seen as Reducing Military Suicides - November 12, 2014

Army Cuts Hit Officers Hard, Especially Ones Up From Ranks - November 12, 2014

Stockton Named "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" by Military Times - November 10, 2014

Veterans Affairs Chief Calls Culture Change Key to Improving System's Health Care - November 6, 2014

More than 600 Reported Chemical Exposure in Iraq, Pentagon Acknowledges - November 6, 2014

US Military Hospitals are Ordered to Improve Care, Access and Safety - October 1, 2014

Military Path Opened for Young Immigrants - September 25, 2014

NJ Lawmakers Advance Legislation to Give Vets In-State Tuition - September 16, 2014

Army Cutting 500 Majors Starting Next Week - August 1, 2014

Confirmation Hearing Becomes Debate on Veterans Affairs - July 22, 2014

After Criticism, Investigator Steps Down from the V.A. - July 2, 2014

Official Seeks Restored Trust in Military Care - June 30, 2014

Pick for V.A. is Former Corporate Chief - June 29, 2014

In Military Care, a Pattern of Errors but not Scrutiny - June 28, 2014

Conference to Focus on Serving the Influx of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life - May 28, 2014

Veterans Fire Back at Letter by Senator - May 26, 2014

Obama Makes Surprise Trip to Afghanistan - May 25, 2014

When Black Hair is Against the Rules - April 30, 2014

Before Ink Dries on Army Rules, Soldiers Rush to Get Tattoos - April 30, 2014

Army Releases Detailed Account of Base Rampage - April 7, 2014 

Using Flags to Focus on Veteran Suicides - March 27, 2014

Obama Pays Tribute at Graves of World War I Soldiers - March 26, 2014 

General Gets Reprimand in Misconduct Case - March 20, 2014

Medals of Honor Go to 24 Army Veterans Who Had Been Denied - March 18, 2014 

A Broken Military Justice System - March 17, 2014

Suicidal Tendencies are Evident Before Deployment, Study Finds - March 3, 2014

A Military Budget to Fit the Times - February 25, 2014

With GI Bill at Milestone, Veterans Push for Campus Services - December 16, 2013

Returning Service Members Find Success on NJ Campuses - December 3, 2013

Tracking GI Bill's Success - August 30, 2013 

4 Smart Money Moves for College Students - August 6, 2013 

An Escalating Fight Over Military Justice - July 29, 2013 

Guide to a Few Nonprofit Groups Providing Care to Veterans at War - Notes from the Front Lines - July 10, 2013 

Hagel Warns of Impact of Cutbacks on Pentagon - July 10, 2013 

Texas A&M University System and Operation College Promise Announce Launch of the Veterans Education Support Network, an Online Interactive Resource for Veterans' Service Providers - July 2, 2013 

There's a Huge Market in Online Education for Veterans - May 7, 2013 

Short-Term Fix Could Help Vets, But Will It Solve the Backlog Problem? - April 23, 2013 

Following Complaints, Hagel Orders Review of Distinguished Warfare Medal - March 12, 2013 

GI Bill Offers Military Children Relief from College Costs - February 25, 2013 

Women in Combat - Pentagon Lifts Ban on Front-Line Roles - January 24, 2013 

Pentagon is Set to Lift Combat Ban for Women - January 23, 2013 

U.S. Military's Suicide Rate Surpassed Combat Deaths in 2012 - January 14, 2013 

As GI Bill Expands, So Do Calls for Tracking Veterans' Academic Success - December 12, 2012 

DoD Releases Revised Tuition Assistance Memo - December 10, 2012 

Vets Flock to Colleges ... But How Are They Doing? - December 5, 2012 

Conference to Focus on Serving the Influx of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Life - November 28, 2012 

Operation College Promise (OCP) Supports Bipartisan Assembly Initiative Establishing Annual "Veterans Education Awareness Week" - November 19, 2012 

New Report on Military Student Borrowers - October 19, 2012 

Operation College Promise Adopts Interactive Faculty Training to Help Support Student Veterans - October 18, 2012 

Early Detection for Brain Injuries - August 25, 2012 

Military Bonds Draw Veterans to Mental Health Jobs - CNN, In America - August 8, 2012

A Grueling Course for Training Marine Officers Will Open Its Doors to Women - New York Times, July 8, 2012

Agency Confronts Hurdles in Helping Veterans Match Military Skills to Civilian Jobs - New York Times, July 2, 2012

Higher Education Groups Request Clarification on Service Member, Veterans Education Principles of Excellence - June 25, 2012 

WWII Veteran Receives Just Rewards After 67 Years - NJJN News - Vol. XV, No. 1, June 2012 

After Service, Veterans Go on to College - May 29, 2012

Brain Ailments in Veterans Likened to Those in Athletes - May 16, 2012 

From One Service to Another - April 2012

We Can't Wait: President Obama Takes Action to Stop Deceptive and Misleading Practices by Educational Institutions that Target Veterans, Service Members and their Families - April 26, 2012

Operation College Promise Recognized by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve - April 20, 2012

Bill Sponsored by Hoboken Assemblyman to Help 9/11 Veterans Become Teachers Signed Into Law - April 10, 2012

Veterans Battle PTSD Stigma - Even if they don't have it - April 10, 2012

Effort to Help Military Vets Becomes Law in New Jersey - April 7, 2012

Bill to Streamline Teaching Certification to Veterans Signed Today by Acting Governor Guadagno - April 6, 2012

Richard Stockton College Recruiting Veterans for Teacher-Training Program - April 5, 2012 

First Lady Michelle Obama & Dr. Jill Biden to Celebrate First Anniversary of Joining Forces - April 4, 2012 

State, Prudential Financial Team Up to Link Employers to New Jersey Veterans - New Jersey Newsroom, April 3, 2012

 

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