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ADVA Newsletter


The Alabama Veteran - Spring 2013


News Releases, Briefs and Advisories


State and Federal VA to Host Supermarket of Veterans Benefits  
Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs Receives National Award  
Alabama State Veterans Home Receives High Marks  
Thirty-Two VA Medical Facilities Named "Top Performers"  
ADVA Continues Service Amid Federal Government Shutdown  
National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs Supports Fully Developed Claims  
Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs Visits Alabama  
Governor Honors Service Members and Spouses with Proclamation  
Opelika to Host Supermarket of Veterans Benefits  
Supermarket of Veterans Benefits Flyer  
NASDVA Testimony before House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee  
State VA Commissioner Appointed to National Committee  
VA Also Announces $300 Million to Expand Homeless Prevention Program  
National Wreath Laying Ceremonies Honor Veterans  
Dedication Set for State Veterans Cemetery  
State Veterans Home Opens in Pell City  
VA Celebrates National Rural Health Day  
Colonel Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home Dedication  
Governor Bentley Details Voluntary Retirement Incentive Proposal  
State Veterans Cemetery Director Named  
State Legislators Honored  
Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP)  
County Veterans Service Office Closures  
Alabama VA Commissioner Appointed to Veterans' Rural Health Advisory Committee  
State Veterans' Homes Receive Excellent Ratings  
State Veterans Cemetery Making Progress  
VA Awards Grant for Bill Nichols State Veterans Home  
VA, State Association Sign Partnership Pact  
Veterans and Beneficiaries Receive 2012 COLA Increase  
VA Deploying 20 New Mobile Vet Centers  
Rules Liberalized for Veterans with Undiagnosed Illnesses  
Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery Groundbreaking Ceremony  
VA's Office of Survivors Assistance  
VA Announces Award of First Industry Innovation Competition Projects  
State Veterans Home Groundbreaking Ceremony  
Honor and Remember Ceremony Pays Tribute to Alabama's Fallen Servicemembers  
Alabama VA Commissioner Receives National Award  
Alabama Veterans Day Regional Sites/Montgomery to Host First Veterans Day Parade  
VA Simplifies Access to Health Care and Benefits for Veterans With PTSD  
VA Seeks "Fast Track" to Process Claims under new Agent Orange Illnesses  
AASA Toolkit Helps School Leaders Support Military Children  
VA and DoD Announces Disability Evaluation System Pilot Program  
HHS Secretary Awards $40 million to States, Enroll Children in CHIP, Medicaid  
News Report on VA's Aid and Attendance Program  
VA Secretary Shinseki Moves to Simplify PTSD Compensation Rules  
Bridge Named in Honor of Alabama Vietnam War Hero  
VA and HUD Announce $75 Million for HUD-VASH Program for Homeless Veterans  
Information about veterans' rights under the proposed settlement of the court case involving the May 3, 2006, theft of computer equipment   
VA to Deploy Mobile Counseling Centers Across America  
VA, DoD Electronically "Hand Off" Records of Wounded Patients  
VA Changes Disability Rating Schedule for TBI and Burn Scars  
VA Establishes ALS as a Presumptive Compensable Illness  
Five Years of VA Health Care for Combat Veterans  
VA/DOD Commence Single Disability Examination Pilot for Wounded Warriors  
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