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WRJ VA Center Hosting Open House and Information Fair

White River Junction VA Medical Center is hosting an Open House & Information Fair on Tuesday, March 25th 2014, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. The Open House will be held in the Research Building (building 44) at 163 Veterans

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White River Junction VA Medical Center Extends Hours

Beginning the first Saturday in August White River Junction VA Medical Center will be extending its hours to better meet Veteran needs. Both primary care and mental health will begin taking appointments between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm on Saturdays

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VT and NH Homeless Vets To Get Home of Their Own

Twenty homeless veterans living on streets and shelters in VT and NH and served by the VAMC in White River Junction will soon have a permanent home of their own. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department

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Sanders Sponsors Homeless Veterans Prevention Act

VT Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Richard Burr (R-NC) are sponsoring The Homeless Veterans Prevention Act of 2013. While there is a 17 percent decline of homeless veterans since 2009, there are more than 62,000 homeless veterans as of the

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National Defense Authorization Act Awaits President’s Signature

By a vote 81-14, the Senate on Friday approved the final version of the Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes several provisions authored by U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) that provide support to America’s service members, veterans,

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Senator Sanders Sends Letter on Behalf of Veteran’s Benefits

VT Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to congressional leaders on Friday, opposing changes in how annual cost of living adjustments are calculated on Social Security and Veteran’s Benefits. The proposed cuts, part of a deficit reduction plan by former

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Women Veterans’ Care Center

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) attended the opening ceremonies of the Women Veterans’ Comprehensive Care Center at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Jct. Vermont on Friday “This facility is about keeping our promise to the brave women

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Troops to Trucks for Veterans

Veterans living in NH with experience driving heavy-duty military vehicles can now obtain a Commercial Driver’s License without taking the costly CDL road test. Troops to Trucks is a new program from NH Motor Vehicle Department to help veterans get

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Vermont Fallen Heroes Memorial Free to Public

The Vermont National Guard’s Fallen Heroes Memorial and the Vermont Veterans Memorial Library and Museum will be open to the public on Monday, Memorial Day from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to give Vermonters an opportunity to visit and pay

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Inmates Hold Memorial Day Ceremony

New Hampshire State Prison inmates who served in the military gathered for a Memorial Day ceremony on Thurs. May 24. Chapter 161 of Vietnam Veterans of America sponsored the event. Offenders read the names of New Hampshire soldiers still missing

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