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VA National Cemetery Administration partners with Carry The Load to honor Veterans and their families

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that its National Cemetery Administration (NCA) is partnering with Carry The Load, a nonprofit organization that provides active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices made daily by the U.S. military, Veterans, first responders and their families. NCA will participate in Carry The Load’s Memorial May awareness campaign, which […]

VA increases contracting with Service-Disabled and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert Wilkie today announced an increase to the department’s goals for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB). For fiscal year (FY) 2019, VA seeks to award at least 15% of its total contract dollars to SDVOSBs and at least 17% to VOSBs, representing a 5% […]

Legal Notice: Veteran Hearing Loss

In August of 2018, the United States Department of Justice resolved the whistleblower lawsuit filed by Moldex-Metric against 3M, the manufacturer of standard issue ear protection devices for combat use. To the tune of $9.1 million, 3M settled allegations made against their dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs Version 2 (CAEv2), without admitting liability. The plaintiff claimed […]

VA researcher receives career award for contributions in hearing loss

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researcher was recently recognized by the American Academy of Audiology for his work in improving the lives of Veterans and others affected by hearing loss. Dr. Patrick Feeney was presented the 2019 Jerger Career Award for research in audiology at the American Academy of Audiology’s annual meeting March 29. The Jerger Award […]