Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why Utah’s rural military veterans present unique challenges

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The VA hospital in Salt Lake City serves Utah, parts of Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming. That means or some veterans drive up to 8 hours for basic medical care. Continue reading

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Sergeant major Fort Bliss overcomes injuries through cycling

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JTF North NCO at Fort Bliss had 28 surgeries on arm that was injured in combat. Continue reading

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Glitch on VA site exposed veterans’ data

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More than 5,300 users may have been affected by the glitch, according to initial VA estimates. Continue reading

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The Pentagon has no defense against lawmakers and their spending (column)

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It all adds up to more evidence that even in times of budget constraints, lawmakers find ways in the defense budget to take care of their agendas. Continue reading

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Study examines whether legal services improve health outcomes for vets

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For the first time, a study will attempt to quantify the results of linking legal and health services for veterans. Continue reading

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Air defense command at Fort Bliss to undergo transition

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A command unit at Fort Bliss will welcome a new commander later this year. Continue reading

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Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

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After serving nine tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, Oskar Zepeda — with the help of fellow wounded veterans — now has a new target: child predators. Continue reading

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