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  1. VA Expands Choice Program Eligibility, Effective Immediately
    Apr 24, 2015  -  WASHINGTON – In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will determine eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program based on the distance between a Veteran’s place of residence and the nearest VA medical facility using driving distance rather than straight-line distance.
    VA Makes Gains in Faster Disability Claims Processing
    Mar 30, 2015  -  Washington – The federal initiative to provide timely decisions on disability payments to Veterans has crossed a major milestone in its final sprint to eliminate the backlog of Veterans’ benefits claims.
    VA's "Road to Veterans Day"
    Nov 6, 2014  -  WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that the “Road to Veterans Day” initiative, announced on September 8th by Secretary Robert A. McDonald, has resulted in significant progress for Veterans over the past 3 months.
    Major Changes to Veterans' Scholarship Program
    Apr 24, 2014  -  The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs announces major changes to its Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship program. The program provides free tuition, textbooks and instructional fees at any state-supported institution of higher learning, college or university to qualified dependents of eligible disabled veterans.