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VA plans to help ‘bad paper’ veterans don’t go far enough

Released 1/15/17 at Military Times | Tags: Discharge Upgrades

A Capitol Hill conference room erupted in cheers March 7 when Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced that he would start providing mental health services to "bad paper" veterans – men and women who, typically for minor disciplinary problems and often as a result of mental health issues that started in service, have been denied access to most VA care.

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