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Scanning military records now will improve disability claims process later, VBA says

The Veterans Benefits Administration is helping the National Archives and Records Administration expand its pandemic operations and is scanning decades…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - This April 19, 2019 file photo shows a sign for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon in Washington. The Biden administration’s nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan to be confirmed for the job. Colin Kahl, who served as national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden during the Obama administration, faced repeated questions on his previous support for the Iran nuclear deal and how he would approach that issue now. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Report: DoD’s lack of movement on modernization efforts could come back to haunt it

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VBA says it will reduce disability claims backlog by fall, but Congress isn’t so sure

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VA’s disability claims backlog down by 44 percent, but problems remain

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Doubts remain over VA’s ability to end huge disability claims backlog

VA officials still insist the 630,000 disability
claims waiting to be processed will be eliminated
by 2015. But so far, numbers are headed in the
wrong…

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