U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

1:02am

Wed April 25, 2012
National

VA Struggles To Provide Vets With Mental Health Care

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 6:10 am

A veteran of the Iraq War with post-traumatic stress disorder talks to physical therapist Nicole Bormann before a session in the VA Medical Center in St. Louis.
Chris Hondros Getty Images

Over the past five years, the Department of Veterans Affairs says, the number of former service members seeking mental health services has climbed by a third. In response, the agency has boosted funding and tightened standards.

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6:07am

Mon April 23, 2012
Health

More Vietnam Vets Aided For Ills Tied To Agent Orange

A picture from his time in Vietnam. Ralph Bozella is president of the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, a nonprofit organization of more than 45 organizations helping Colorado’s estimated 460,000 veterans.
Ralph Bozella

12:01pm

Mon April 2, 2012
Community

Helping the Homeless Veterans of Colorado

Matthew Woitunski WikiMedia Commons

Colorado is receiving some financial help to get homeless veterans off the streets. Housing Authorities across the state were awarded a combined $1,747,469 from U-S Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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4:15pm

Tue December 13, 2011
Veterans

VA Reports Nationwide Drop in Homeless Vets by 12 Percent

Creative Commons

Nationwide, numbers dropped by 12 percent for the country’s homeless veterans between 2011 and 2010 according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. On Tuesday Colorado specific numbers were not available.

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3:30pm

Mon June 27, 2011
Education

CSU Fort Collins Joins Program to Improve Tuition Benefits for Vets

Colorado State University

In an effort to become more veteran friendly, Colorado State University in Fort Collins announced today plans to join the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.

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