AMVETS Post 1 October 2018 Newsletter and Calendar amvets@maine.rr.com

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VA: Suicide rate for younger veterans increased by more than 10 percent

New data released by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday showed an increase in the rate of suicide among younger vets, even as the overall rate among veterans decreased. (Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves/Air Force) WASHINGTON — The Continue reading VA: Suicide rate for younger veterans increased by more than 10 percent

Here are the new rates for military retiree dental coverage under new FEDVIP benefit

Military retirees will have more options for dental coverage under the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. (Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker/Air Force) Military retirees eligible for the new dental and vision coverage — as well as active duty Continue reading Here are the new rates for military retiree dental coverage under new FEDVIP benefit

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host “State of VA” community town hall

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. [ABOVE] The Yeoman (F) Program and the Legacy of Women Veterans VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host ‘State of VA Community Town Hall’ online September 27 Secretary of Veterans Continue reading VA Secretary Robert Wilkie to host “State of VA” community town hall

MEDIA RELEASE: VA Maine HCS shows improvement in quality of services to Veterans

September 24, 2018 Annual VA report shows VA Maine Healthcare System has improved over past year in quality of services provided to Veterans WASHINGTON — Using an annual web-based report scorecard that measures, evaluates and benchmarks quality and efficiency at Continue reading MEDIA RELEASE: VA Maine HCS shows improvement in quality of services to Veterans