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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

Veterans Home of California in Fresno. (CBS)

New Homes For California Veterans Sit Empty As Taxpayers Foot Bill

California veterans are desperate for housing. But two brand new facilities are sitting empty, with taxpayers footing the bill.

09/29/2012

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Veterans Complain Of Huge Backlog At Oakland VA Office

Many veterans who attended Monday’s meeting said they have been waiting months and sometimes even years for decisions.

05/21/2012

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Long Wait For Mental Health Support At Oakland’s VA Office

Since 2007, the VA has experienced a 35 percent increase in the number of veterans receiving mental health services.

04/20/2012

A child adjusts a flag on a grave at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Military Graves Mismarked At 2 Bay Area Cemeteries

The Veterans Affairs Department is trying to contact family members about mistaken grave markings at a pair of Bay Area military cemeteries.

03/08/2012

SF Appeals Court Blasts VA Mental Health Care System

Noting that an average of 18 veterans a day commit suicide, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Department of Veterans Affairs to dramatically overhaul its mental health care system.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

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