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Last year, the VA began offering mental health treatment to vets who don't normally qualify for V-A care. Since then, fewer than 200 people have used the program.

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The immigration advocacy group Veterans for New Americans hosted a panel discussion at San Antonio College’s Victory Center Thursday evening, exploring the history of military service by immigrants and the legal barriers to the enlistment of foreign-born residents.

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded just over $1 million Wednesday to a program that tries to tackle veteran homelessness.

Inflexible work schedules and lack of support can make it tough for new mothers in the military to keep breastfeeding their children.

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Thirteen years ago Friday, 21-year-old Elizabeth Jacobson became the first airman to die in Operation Iraqi Freedom. She was assigned to the 17th Security Forces Squadron out of Goodfellow Air Force Base near San Angelo, where she was memorialized.


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