Category Archives: Food for the soul

Can VA chaplains help fill the gap of too few mental health workers?

Most, or perhaps all VA hospitals, employ VA chaplains and have a chapel. This one at the Baltimore VA is an uplifting space.  Chaplains are trained to work with all faiths in addition to their connection to their home denomination … Continue reading

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VA Alt-Facts

Franks sends this image in since we all have to deal with alt-facts daily.   Here are a few things that came to my mind looking at the picture.  For Conway, an Alternative Fact is something President Trump believes; Yalie … Continue reading

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Dear Vietnam Veterans, We can explain…

No Congress, CDC, VA, DoD, FDA you can’t explain away your decisions to keep veterans in the dark about how they might have acquired HCV during their military service.  No VBA judges, you can’t hide behind your rule books either … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

to all veterans, current and future, and their friends and families.  

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VA hospital ratings: focus on Hot Springs, SD (a Black Hills campus)

Frank emailed information to share here on a hot topic: VA hospital quality ratings. Frank’s advice for dual-eligible veterans –those who have options–is to be very selective about which services to get from the VA and which from private hospitals. … Continue reading

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Five stunning active military photographs: a 2016 sampler

Click images for more awesome scenes of tomorrow’s veterans at work on  Flickr.

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THANKSGIVING 2016–YOU CAN GET ANYTHING YOU WANT…

…At Alex’s Restaurant. No Thanksgiving in a foreign land in 1970 was complete without someone dragging out a scratchy Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Restaurant vinyl and replaying the story about the 8 1/2 by 11 glossy color photos. We had no … Continue reading

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