Nurse Nancy: Observing the National Moment of Remembrance

Memorial Day sparks images of sizzling hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill along with sides of baked beans, potato salad, and flag-decorated desserts. This day marks the unofficial beginning of summer. 

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Savvy Senior: How to Tap Underutilized Burial Benefits for Veterans

Dear Savvy Senior,

What types of funeral benefits are available to old veterans? My 83-year-old father, who has Alzheimer’s disease, served during the Vietnam War in the 1960s.

– Planning Ahead

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All Veterans Exposed to Toxins Now Eligible for VA Healthcare

The Veterans Administration announced in March that all veterans who were exposed to toxins and other hazards while serving in the military — at home or abroad — are now eligible to enroll directly in VA healthcare.

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Lebanon VAMC Offers Veterans Uber Program for Medical Appointments

 South-central Pennsylvania veterans are now able to participate in VA Uber Health Connect, an initiative that provides supplemental transportation to eligible veterans needing access to and from medical care.

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6 Little-Known Stories about Pearl Harbor

More than 80 years later, the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor remains significant as one of only a few times the United States has been attacked by a foreign adversary on its own soil.

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Cost-of-Living Adjustment, Veterans Benefits to Increase in 2023

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 8.7% in 2023, the Social Security Administration announced recently.

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Service Stories: Centenarian Recalls D-Day and Time on USS LST-325

Richard (Dick) Martin turns 100 on the 29th of this month. He has lived a full life as a World War II veteran, architect, worldwide traveler, amateur painter, and sculptor.

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VA Expands Healthcare Eligibility under PACT Act

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Lebanon VA Medical Center announced that healthcare eligibility for certain Vietnam, Gulf War, and post-9/11 veterans was widely expanded on Oct. 1.

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Service Stories: Double-War Vet Wondered, ‘What is an Atomic Bomb?’

Camp Hill resident Glenn Bushey is a two-major-war veteran of the U.S. Army. A member of the Greatest Generation, he earned many awards during his military career, including a Bronze Star and Combat Infantry Badge with Star.

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