Servicing healthcare needs in veterans’ homes

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistHome Based Primary Care (HBPC) is a VA health care program provided to veterans in their home for those who have com...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Emergency medical expenses claim clarified

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistIn early April, Stars and Stripes reported that the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims ruled that the Departm...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Thanks for your sponsorship

The Newberry County Humane Society would like to personally thank Richard Waddington (Pour Richard’s) and Tammy Folk and her staff, (Pet Styles ...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Stipend for work versus school available for veterans

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistFor those leaving the service who want to go to work instead of school, the GI Bill can help pay the bills for a tra...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Remembering Daniel Berrigan, with gratitude

By Ken ButiganContributing ColumnistDaniel Berrigan has died, and so we have lost our great teacher who, flinty and generous and relentlessly persiste...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Let’s let veterans be regular Americans again

By Thomas L. KnappContributing ColumnistBetween 1952 and 1992, every president of the United States was a veteran of World War Two. Eisenhower command...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


VA investigating inadequate contractor screening

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistThe House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is looking into whether a contractor thoroughly reviewed the files of...

May 1st, 2016 |  


14,000 claims processing errors discovered

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistThe Veterans Affairs Department has discovered claims processing errors affecting about 14,000 veterans and survivor...

April 30th, 2016 |  


VA considers adding Agent Orange diseases

Thomas CrispContributing ColumnistThe Veterans Affairs Department is weighing whether to add several diseases to the list of health conditions presume...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Costs of teen DUI can outlast memories

Costs of teen DUI can outlast memories

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