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06/22/2022 02:48 PM EDT

In 2001, VA made diabetes a presumptive condition for disability compensation. Veterans who served with “boots on the ground” in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos during the Vietnam war were eligible. The decision was based on an Institute of Medicine report that found a possible association between exposure to Agent Orange and diabetes.

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06/22/2022 02:00 PM EDT

As VA looks to expand resources for aging Veterans, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) careers offer opportunities to serve Veterans where they live.

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06/22/2022 11:30 AM EDT

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Coast Guard Veteran John Edgar Blouch, who served aboard Coast Guard ship Half Moon during the Vietnam War.

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06/22/2022 10:00 AM EDT

This article discusses upcoming webinar June 23, 2022, that will discuss the unique health needs of LGBTQ+ Veterans.

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