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The IC gets a new data czar

In today’s Federal Newscast: The IC gets a new chief data officer. The U.S. Army is offering thousands of dollars in signing bonuses to try to increase…

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VA launches automation pilot to process veteran disability claims faster

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

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Judges warn public should be ‘concerned’ about executive order to politicize ALJ appointments

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New online tool provides Veterans with customized instructions for discharge upgrade process

New VA appeals transparency tool part of focus on veterans’ experience to build trust

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Touting 2 years of progress, McDonald hopes Trump will continue VA transformation

More veterans trust the department now than they did two years ago, the Veterans Affairs Department said in a new report detailing its progress on Secretary…

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On Veterans Day, new initiatives aim to support veterans, reform VA

The White House, Congress and the Department of Justice laid out to-do lists to address problems plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as…

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New, standardized VA forms aim to speed up disability claims process

The Department of Veterans Affairs is set to introduce new, standardized disability claims forms to help streamline the claims process. The goal is to make it easier for veterans and their survivors to clearly state their claims and also provide necessary documentation.

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