Department of Veterans Affairs

Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
McCaskill Confident VA Benefits Package Will Be Finalized Before August RecessU.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she's sure Congress will be able to finalize the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits package before Congress recesses in August.
Cuts Mean Delays at Danville Veterans CemeteryThe staff at Danville National Cemetery has been cut in half and that's leading to delays in burying some veterans,.
Sen. Kirk Wants Probe of New VA Hospital ClaimsU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that there is new evidence of a "culture of corruption'' at a veterans hospital in suburban Chicago.
New Figures Show High Veteran Suicide Rate in Mo.According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, nearly 25 percent of suicides in Missouri involve a veteran. That compares to some states, including Illinois, where the rate is as low as seven percent.
Illinois Sends Six New Members To CongressThey all have one thing in common: They believe they were sent to Congress by voters who want to see action, even if it requires compromise.
Missouri Native Sowers Confirmed for VA PositionTommy Sowers is a Rolla native and Army veteran who served in Iraq and Kosovo.
E-Mail Scam Targets VetsThe Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers to be on the lookout for a new, e-mail-based phishing scam.
Fenton Homebuilder Admits Guilt in Bribery Case Michael Woodling could do jail time and must pay back $1.5 million.
Career Fair Helps Veterans Find JobsDebates still rage in Washington over the debt ceiling increase and the unemployment rate is rising, but today, Chaifetz Arena will be full of undeterred heroes looking for work.
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