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Cover for Veterans Interest Newsletter Issue 55
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dc.date.accessioned2022-03-11T18:44:23Z
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dc.date.created2022-02-01
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dc.description"Topics include the past and current treatment of African American veterans while attempting to use the GI Bill to pursue higher education, a payment from the state of New Jersey to the families of veterans who died in two state-run nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic and the pending lawsuits alleging similar treatment of veterans in state-run nursing homes in two other states, a new exhibit from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) History Office entitled ""100 Object"" and highlights the first internal heart pacemaker which was implanted at a VA hospital in Buffalo, NY in 1960, a report from the VA Inspector General on the estimated number of unclaimed remains of veterans located around the United States, an op-ed from Military Times about the prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) among active-duty military and veterans including statistics and a plea for more research on the disease, a brief recounting of Operation Tidal Wave (WWII) and efforts to identify and repatriate the remains of Lt. Anel Shay who died during the battle, an update on the COVID-19 care numbers from the VA, and information on various lawsuits brought against 3M by veterans due to defective combat ear plugs. Also includes statistics from The Washington Post that charts the percent of time that the U.S. was at war in relation to the age of its residents as of January 2020."en_US
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dc.publisherGeorgetown University Veterans Initiativesen_US
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dc.titleVeterans Interest Newsletter Issue 55en_US
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