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Wounded Warriors play basketball at Nellis Warrior Fitness Center

Posted August 3, 2012 by anradmin

U.S. Air Force wounded warriors participate in the first all-Air Force wounded warrior basketball camp on July 27, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force base, Nev.

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VA exceeds 2012 goal to improve online access to benefits information

Posted August 3, 2012 by anradmin

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that 1.67 million Veterans and Servicemembers have registered for the secure, joint VA-Department of Defense, self-service web portal...

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U.S. Air Force Weapons School veteran visits Nellis

Posted July 20, 2012 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Retired Col. Ronald E. Catton, a graduate and former instructor from the weapons school, visited U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen July 13 to share his knowledge and experiences.

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VA deploys new processing model for compensation claims

Posted July 20, 2012 by By Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is deploying a new model for processing compensation benefits claims at 16 VA regional offices.

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Nellis, Creech, NTTR, Retiree Appreciation Day on the horizon

Posted July 13, 2012 by Compiled by Master Sgt. Jeramie Brown

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, and the Nevada Test and Training Range, have announced the date for their annual Retiree Appreciation...

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VA uses technology to provide rural Veterans greater access to specialty care services

Posted July 13, 2012 by By Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented a new initiative, Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO), to increase access to specialty care services for Veterans in rural and medically under-served areas through the use of videoconferencing equipment. “We are committed to providing increased access to high-quality health care to Veterans…

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NELLIS NOTAM – June 22, 2012

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Former U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (ret) Peter T. Kempf passed away June 15 after a prolonged battle with cancer. A career pilot with 33 years of service, he was a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School and was the architect of the U.S. invasion of…

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New VA form available for ordering Veterans’ grave marker medallion

Posted June 22, 2012 by By Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs has streamlined the process for families of deceased Veterans to receive a medallion which can be affixed to grave markers at...

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VA continues long-term study on Gulf War era Veterans

Posted June 22, 2012 by anradmin

WASHINGTON – For the third time since the 1990-1991 Gulf War, Department of Veterans Affairs’ researchers will contact Gulf War-era Veterans as a part of a long-term study of their health. “Our message to our Gulf War Veterans is clear: We are not forgetting you, we are listening to you, and we...

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Processing of retroactive Agent Orange claims nearly complete

Posted June 22, 2012 by anradmin

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that nearly 230,000 claims have already been processed for the three newest Agent-Orange related conditions through June 2012, including over 150,000 claims required to be adjudicated under the order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in Nehmer v. U.S. Department of Veterans…

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