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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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VA Cites Progress On Backlog; Congress Disagrees

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has made “tremendous progress” in reducing a disability claims backlog that reached above 600,000 early last year.

07/15/2014

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Acting VA Secretary Visits Baltimore In Wake Of Shocking Audit

It’s a story that continues to raise eyebrows across the country. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get doctor appointments. Tuesday, the acting secretary of Veterans Affairs visited Baltimore’s Medical Center.

06/17/2014

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New Patient Wait In Md. VA System Averages 81 Days

Worse than we knew. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get a doctor’s appointment–including veterans right here in Baltimore. The widespread problems included a cover-up with records falsified to hide the problem.

06/09/2014

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VA Program In Md. Puts Wounded Vets On Career Path

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is launching a new program in Frederick that aims to prepare severely wounded veterans for careers in federal contracting.

01/19/2012

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