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VA Disability Compensation for Gulf War Veterans

March 19, 2019 – According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Institute of Medicine, approximately 250,000 of the 696,000 U.S. servicemen and women in the 1991 Gulf War continue to suffer from chronic, multi-symptom illnesses. Commonly referred to as “Gulf War Syndrome,” chronic symptoms include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, indigestion, insomnia, […]

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Only 20% of Nevada County Veterans are Receiving Service-Related Benefits

April 28, 2017 – The latest United States Department of Veterans Affairs data reveals there are 9,146 veterans living in Nevada County and 1,841 veterans are receiving a monthly benefit of Compensation or Pension payments related to their service in the armed forces.  Of those veterans, 92% are receiving disability compensation related to injuries they […]

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Nevada County Receives 14 Additional HUD-VASH Vouchers for Homeless Veterans

March 3, 2017 – The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  VA provides these services for participating Veterans at VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) and community-based outreach clinics. Last year, Nevada County […]