News & Events

VA Renews Opposition to Agent Orange Benefits for Blue Water Navy Vets:

(Jan. 18, 2019)
The Department of Veterans Affairs shows no signs of backing off opposition to extending Agent Orange health care and benefits to "Blue Water Navy" Vietnam veterans, setting up another major battle this year with veterans groups and overwhelming majorities in the House and Senate. Read full story.

Are Burn Pits the Agent Orange for the Nation’s Youngest Veterans:

(Sep. 05, 2018)
It took Vietnam War veterans nearly two decades to receive compensation from exposure to Agent Orange and now, veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who were exposed to burn pits face a similar battle. Read full story.

New VA secretary promises veterans better customer service and more medical options:

(Aug. 8, 2018)
In his first public speech since taking over the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie on Wednesday reiterated his promises to push that bureaucracy towards more customer-friendly practices and more flexible access for beneficiaries. Read full story.

Future Events:

  • A Patriotic Concert: June 25, 2019
  • Memorial Day Ceremony: May 27, 2019
    • Event Starts at 12:00PM
    • At Walhalla Performing Arts Center

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