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NVLSP Reinstates Request for Injunction After Pentagon Reneges On Agreement To Put All DRB and Correction Board Decisions Back Online For Public View FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2020 WASHINGTON – On February 3, 2020, the National Veterans Legal Services Program’s (NVLSP) filed … [more]
Released 2/18/20 | Tags:
On January 24, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) unanimously denied the VA’s motion to stay VA’s obligation to implement the CAVC’s decision in Wolfe v. Wilkie requiring VA to reimburse veterans for emergency medical expenses incurred at non-VA facilities that are not covered by the veteran’s private insurance. The VA’s motion sought to allow it to withhold all reimbursement payments from veterans until the VA appeals the CAVC’s Wolfe decision to a higher court and obtains a decision from that court -- a period that is likely to take at least one year. [more]
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Released 2/19/20 at Associated Press | Tags:
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Pentagon has reneged on its agreement to reopen a vast records database that helps service members who are appealing a less-than-honorable discharge, a veterans group said Tuesday. [more]
Released 2/19/20 at The New York Times | Tags:
NORFOLK, Va. — The Pentagon has reneged on its agreement to reopen a vast records database that helps service members who are appealing a less-than-honorable discharge, a veterans group said Tuesday. [more]
Released 2/12/20 at The New York Times | Tags:
Air Force veterans who dealt with a Cold War-era atomic accident in Spain have won the right to sue collectively for health benefits — but not before many had lost battles with cancer or other ailments. [more]
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