Veterans

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  A non-profit for military entrepreneurs celebrated the launch of its San Antonio chapter Friday.


States and cities around the country are ramping up their efforts to attract military retirees, whose presence can be good for the local economy.

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At a rally in front of the Kerrville VA Medical Center Wednesday, veterans, community members, and VA employees gathered to demand that the VA fill thousands of job vacancies nationwide. They argued that current staffing levels create risks to patient safety and hazardous work environments.

A new program in Los Angeles is trying to provide female veterans with health care outside the VA, which some consider a male dominated environment.

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At a Veterans Summit at San Antonio College on Saturday, Congressman Lloyd Doggett fielded questions about staffing problems, long wait times, and claims backlogs at the Veterans Administration.

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