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VA’s Keto Test for Diabetic Patients Raises Warning From Skeptics

VA’s Keto Test for Diabetic Patients Raises Warning From Skeptics

BY JASPER CRAVEN A partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Silicon Valley startup Virta Health Corp. is focusing attention on the company’s claim that it provides treatment “clinically-proven to safely and sustainably reverse type 2 diabetes” without medication or surgery. The assertion is at the heart of an ongoing debate about the keto diet’s […]

Free Flu Shots for Veterans!

Free Flu Shots for Veterans!

Flu season is just around the corner, and it is better to get immunized sooner rather than later. While flu shots can be expensive, there are several ways to get your flu vaccination for free or at a reduced cost. For example, the military provides free flu shots to all active duty servicemembers, Guard members, […]

WWII Veteran Gets Defrauded For Decades By The VA And DOD, Federal Court Refuses To Step In

WWII Veteran Gets Defrauded For Decades By The VA And DOD, Federal Court Refuses To Step In

MICHAEL VOLPE CONTRIBUTOR   The son of a World War II hero said his father’s war wounds were minimized and his military record mischaracterized. Charles Hiles enlisted in the U.S. Army in July 1943, served in the Pacific Theater and was honorably discharged in 1946. He was part of an infantry unit at the Battle […]

Status of VA Mission Act Implementation

Status of VA Mission Act Implementation

Exchange of letters between Alex Burum and U.S. Rep Julia Brownley , CA 26CD,  on Mission Act implementation From: Hague, Daniel <[email protected]>Sent: Friday, May 3, 2019 2:06:42 PMTo: Alex BurumSubject: [External] RE: Delays in the VA Mission Act   Alex, Thank you for reaching out with your concerns. Congresswoman Brownley and I also received the message you sent […]

Veterans Will Have More Access to Private Health Care Under New V.A. Rules

Veterans Will Have More Access to Private Health Care Under New V.A. Rules

By Jennifer Steinhauer | Jan. 30, 2019 Published in the New York Times WASHINGTON — Veterans who live as little as a 30-minute drive from a Veterans Affairs health care facility will instead be able to choose private care, the most significant change in rules released Wednesday as part of the Trump administration’s effort to fix years-old problems with […]

Were You Displaced By The Thomas Fire? Do You Have A Pending VA Claim?

Were You Displaced By The Thomas Fire? Do You Have A Pending VA Claim?

The County of Ventura Veteran Services Officer and the LA Regional VA Office are working to expedite PENDING veteran compensation and pension and survivor pension and DIC claims for those displaced by the Thomas Fire. Anyone faced with this situation should contact the CVSO at 805 477-5155 or 477-5480 or they can e-mail me at [email protected] This only pertains to those displaced […]

Press Release Julia Brownley’s Office: Working Across the Aisle to Help Veterans in Ventura County and Nationwide

Press Release Julia Brownley’s Office: Working Across the Aisle to Help Veterans in Ventura County and Nationwide

One of my top priorities in Congress is to improve the lives of the nearly 45,000 veterans right here in Ventura County, and the millions across the nation, to whom we owe a great debt for their service. That is why I’m so proud of the bipartisan successes my colleagues on the House Veterans’ Affairs […]

YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

YOU’RE FIRED! Trump’s VA Terminates 500, Suspends 200 For Misconduct

By Luke Rosiak Five hundred and forty-eight Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees have been terminated since President Donald Trump took office, indicating that his campaign pledge to clean up “probably the most incompetently run agency in the United States” by relentlessly putting his TV catch phrase “you’re fired” into action was more than just empty rhetoric. Another […]

Bilderberg meeting 2017

Bilderberg meeting 2017

The 65th Bilderberg Meeting to take place from 1 – 4 June 2017 in Chantilly, Virginia, USA. CHANTILLY, 31 MAY 2017 The 65th Bilderberg Meeting will take place from 1-4 June 2017 in Chantilly, Virginia, USA. As of today, 131 participants from 21 countries have confirmed their attendance. As ever, a diverse group of political […]

Brownley Meets with VA Secretary Shulkin to Discuss Modernizing the VA And Supporting Veterans

Brownley Meets with VA Secretary Shulkin to Discuss Modernizing the VA  And Supporting Veterans

Today, House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee Ranking Member Julia Brownley met with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin to discuss their shared priorities and goals to improve VA healthcare and other VA programs that support our nation’s veterans.  “The Secretary and I had a very productive discussion on the priorities we hope […]

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