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Getting Treatment for MST

Free VA medical help for victims of MST is improving. Find out where to start. more...

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Are you unable to get to a VA facility?

Are you not able to get care from a VA hospital because the wait time is too long or the hospital is too far away? A new law passed in 2014 may help you get the VA to pay for care in your local community. more...

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DoD Memorandum Clarifying Guidance to Discharge Review Boards Considering Requests for Discharge Modifications Due to Mental Health Conditions, TBI, Sexual Assault, or Sexual Harassment

Generally On August 25, 2017, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a Memorandum clarifying guidance to Military Discharge Revuew Boards and Boards for Correction of Military/Naval Records considering requests by veterans for modification of their Discharge due to mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury, sexual assault, or sexual harassment.  Requests for discharge relief typcially involve four questions: Did the veteran have a condition or exp more...

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Podcast from Women Veterans Commission

Many women veterans do not access Veterans Administration (VA) and other agency services or do not apply for assistance. It is very important for these women vets to become familiar with available veteran health care and benefits. more...

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US Department of Veteran Affairs: Women Veterans

Visit this Veterans Affairs page to get an overview of programs for women, including VA benefits and VA health care.  more...

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