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Veterans groups summoned to White House on debt ceiling impactupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 11:17:00

Veterans advocacy groups have been called to the White House for a late afternoon meeting Tuesday to be briefed by Obama administration officials on the impact to veterans if Congress does not pass legislation raising the debt ceiling.

Military: Burn pits could cause long-term damage to troopsupdated: Fri Dec 18 2009 08:36:00

The military is backing off its previous position and acknowledging that some troops exposed to the burning of refuse on military bases could be susceptible to long-term health effects.

Veterans groups irate at Obama's private insurance proposalupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 19:31:00

Veterans groups are angry after President Obama told them Monday that he is still considering a proposal to have treatment for service-connected injuries charged to veterans' private insurance plans.

Senators slam plan for wounded vets to use private insuranceupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 16:58:00

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering a controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related injuries with private insurance.

Vets object to billing private insurance for service injuriesupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 08:17:00

Veterans groups are warning President Barack Obama against going ahead with a possible administration move to charge veterans' private health care for service-related injuries.

Vets say visits restricted to U.S. woundedupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 15:24:00

One of the nation's leading veterans' service organizations accuses the Pentagon of "severely restricting" its counselors from visiting wounded and injured service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Money Magazine: The Best Charities in Americaupdated: Wed Dec 01 1993 00:01:00

Just three days after India's killer quake struck last September, Anne-Lise Brown, 30, a project director for the AmeriCares Foundation in New Canaan, Conn., was winging to Bombay. Her mission: to ...

Money Magazine: RATING SOCIAL SERVICE GROUPS updated: Tue Dec 01 1992 00:01:00

These charities give you the broadest range of choices among our five categories -- the 44 organizations listed below do everything from helping the homeless to raising money for the Olympics. In a...

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