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Money Managers Stealing from Disabled Vets

It's difficult to believe that anyone would steal from someone unable to stop them, but there are people who get themselves appointed to manage a disabled veteran's money and disability benefits, and then spend that never-ending flow of money on themselves.

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via Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
via Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
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Houston VA Reaches Out to Vets With Facebook Page

The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston has launched its own page on Facebook, in an effort to make it easy for veterans to have easy two-way communication with the VA and keep up with what's going on in the world of veterans' services.

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Grave Markers Misplaced at Houston National Cemetery

What is going on at the Department of Veterans Affairs - the VA?  Can't they do anything right?  The VA is admitting to what it calls "burial mix-ups" at VA cemeteries in six states, including Texas.

Unfortunately, the Houston VA Cemetery is not the only place where those kinds of "mistakes" are happening.  It's a national problem.

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via Alex Wong, Getty Images
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VA Cemetery Director Leaves Houston

It's been learned that the controversial director of the VA's Houston National Cemetery has been transferred to an administrative position at the VA's National Cemeteries Administration in Washington D.C.

Arleen Ocasio asked that she be transferred out of Houston.

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via flickr/Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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Updated GI Bill Expands Veterans’ College and Job Training Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs -- VA -- is spreading the word about new updates to the Post 9/11 GI Bill that now covers vocational, on-the-job training, apprenticeship training, and correspondence schools.

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Federal Judge Orders VA Cemetery to Allow Prayer in the Name of Jesus

A federal judge has ruled against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, saying it cannot stop a Houston pastor from using the words "Jesus Christ" in his Memorial Day invocation at the Houston National Cemetery.

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When Will Wounded Vets’ Caregivers Get Help VA and Congress Have Promised?

Even though Congress has passed a law requiring the Department of Veterans' Affairs to provide financial help for families and relatives who're caring for wounded military men and women, the VA still hasn't provided the help, and can't say when it it will be able to.

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