For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community,state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
Under an innovative pilot program, up to 100 Veterans with mobility impairments secondary to a mental health condition who require and use a service or guide dog may be eligible for veterinary health benefits. The post VA pilots program to expand veterinary health benefits for mental health mobility service dogs appeared first on VAntage Point.
Today the House passed two veterans-related bills: H.R. 5099, as amended, the Communities Helping Invest through Property and Improvements Needed for Veterans Act of 2016, also referred to as the CHIP IN for Vets Act of 2016, would authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to allow non-federal entities - […]
Today the House passed six veterans-related bills, including: H.R. 6416, the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016, would make a number of improvements to VA health care, the disability compensation process and other veterans services. The bill would clarify VA’s responsibility to provide treatment to individuals seeking […]
Today Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement after Rep. Phil Roe was elected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs chairman for the 115th Congress. “I would like to congratulate Rep. Roe on his hard-earned victory as well as the steering committee for its excellent decision. Under Roe’s […]
After new scandals surfaced at the Washington, D.C., VA Medical Center as well as the Tomah, Wis., VA Medical Center, Chairman Jeff Miller released the below statement: “More than two years after the biggest scandal in VA history, the department’s problems remain on full display. In Washington, more than 2,000 veterans who asked VA for […]
Today the House passed H.R. 5047, the Protecting Veterans' Educational Choice Act of 2016, by a vote of 411-3. The bill would require VA to inform student veterans about transferring coursework credits when they switch schools and about agreements schools may have regarding transferring credits. H.R. 5047 now awaits consideration by the Senate. Following House […]
Today the House passed six veterans-related bills, including: H.R. 3286, the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2016, would require the Department of Labor to better recognize employers’ efforts to recruit and retain veteran employees and provide community and charitable services to the veteran community. H.R. 5600, as amended, the […]
Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today in honor of Veterans Day 2016: “Our veterans are the very best of America. The freedoms and safety we all enjoy would not be possible without their service and sacrifice. For generations those who have worn the uniform have put our country first, which is why we […]
Today, Chairman Jeff Miller released the below statement regarding the weak and ham-handed attempt by the Department of Defense to quell the National Guard bonus scandal. “Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s announcement today on the National Guard bonus scandal is nothing more than a weak and ham-handed attempt to shift the focus away from the Obama […]
Today, Chairman Miller released the below statement regarding a newly released Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General report revealing that veterans are still dying while waiting for care at the Phoenix VA Health Care System and that delays may have contributed to the death of at least one Phoenix-area veteran. Read the report here. “More […]
On Friday, Chairman Miller wrote Department of Veterans Affairs Sec. Bob McDonald regarding the department’s failure to comply with the committee’s Sept. 7 subpoena for information on VA art expenditures and the replacement Denver VA medical center, the biggest construction failure in VA history. Read the letter here. VA’s Sept. 28 subpoena response failed to […]