Is it true: Tampa VA use of covert camera in a vet’s room? The Tampa Times reported today that The U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee has opened an investigation into the use of a video camera disguised as a smoke detector in veteran Joseph Carnegie’s room at the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in […]
Archives for July 2012
We have previously described new ways in which veterans who are suffering from PTSD have been treated for their condition. This includes an art therapy program in which vets learn to create images of their thoughts. Other vets are receiving help from man’s best friend. Dogs are now being trained to help veterans when they […]
Bosley & Bratch wants to thank everyone who attended the fundraiser for the homeless shelter Veterans Post Village at Fergs Sports Bar & Grill in St. Petersburg, FL on July 28th. The festivities included a band, comedians, DJs, etc. In attendance was an outstanding color guard of disabled amputee vets and many veterans. A special […]
The Veterans Affairs Department has received failing grades from the Center for Plain Language for not complying with the Plain Writing Act of 2011, which has determined VA fails to speak plainly. This Act requires federal agencies to make their rules and policies easier for the general public to understand. Agencies are graded on how well […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that nearly 230,000 claims have already been processed for the three newest Agent-Orange related conditions through June 2012. Processing of retroactive agent orange claims included over 150,000 claims required to be adjudicated under the order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in Nehmer v. […]
Congressional negotiators have crammed two years\’ worth of pending legislation for veterans into one bill they hope to get approved by the end of the summer. Called the Honoring America\’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act, the bipartisan measure approved by members of the House and Senate Veterans\’ Affairs committees is drawing attention for a provision to provide health care for former residents of Camp Lejeune, N.C., who were exposed to contaminated well water between 1957 and 1987.