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Sep
15
2016
News
Secretary Robert A. McDonald: VA is Critical to Medicine and Vets
Secretary McDonald writes "VA is Critical to Medicine and Vets" in an October 2014 op-ed for the Baltimore Sun. This article emphasizes the critical importance of the VA health system to veterans, but also its importance in the development of medical advances that benefit all people.
Sep
8
2016
News
ITT Technical Institute Closure (information as of 9/9/2016)
Information pertaining to the closure of all ITT Technical Institute facilities and the impact to your GI Bill® benefits. (as of 9/9/2016)
Aug
29
2016
News
Free Tax Course Scholarships for Military Spouses & Wounded Warriors
Full scholarships are now available to Military Spouses and Wounded Warriors for the H&R Block Income Tax Course in Mountain Home and the Treasure Valley at no charge.
Aug
10
2016
News
Veterans Power Breath Meditation Workshop
Free Workshop for Veterans, Current Service Members, and their Families. The Power Breath Meditation Workshop is a mind-body program that emphasizes techniques to build resiliency. It offers practical breath based tools that decrease stress, anxiety, anger, and sleep problems resulting in improved overall well-being.
Aug
5
2016
Job Posting
CWI Healthcare Job Fair
Job Fair for Healthcare Professions
Aug
5
2016
Job Posting
Transportation Compliance Service Job Fair
Local company has immediate need to fill 30-50 temporary positions that will last 6-7 months.
Jul
15
2016
Alert
Flags to Half Staff for Nice, France
Presidential Proclamation -- Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Nice, France HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK IN NICE, FRANCE
Jul
15
2016
News
Navy vet, Boise resident spearheads paracycling’s debut at Twilight Criterium
Be sure to come out and support a few Veterans at this year's Twilight Criterium. Craig Cornwall, a Middleton High graduate and Navy Veteran has been a competitive handcyclist for a decade, will compete in Saturday’s race. National paracycling champion, time trial champion, both veterans, expected to be part of field in first-time event.
Jul
14
2016
Notice
Prohibited Entertainment Use of Veterans Cemetery
The Idaho State Veterans Cemetery and VA's National Veterans Cemeteries are national shrines honoring the sacrifices of America’s Veterans and their families. As such, they should not be utilized for any form of entertainment.
Jul
14
2016
News
VA News Release: VA Schedules 2 Million Appointments Using Veterans Choice Program
Improvements being made in increasing access to Community Care, but more work to be done
Jul
8
2016
Alert
Flags to Half Staff for Dallas
Presidential Proclamation -- Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Dallas, Texas
Jul
8
2016
News
Idaho State Veterans Home Resident Room Remodel
The Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston, ID has begun remodeling all resident rooms. Check out a quick 360 panorama of their new look!
Jun
27
2016
News
Boise woman is nation’s first female tank crew member
Sgt. 1st Class Erin Smith graduated last week from the 15-week U.S. Army’s M1 Armor Crewman School, which took place at a Boise training facility. The training became possible after Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in December that all U.S. military positions would be opened to women. The Idaho Army National Guard hopes Smith’s example will lead other women to join the Guard.
Mar
26
2016
News
VA Announces Call Center to Help Veterans with Choice Program Billing Issues
Veterans can now work directly with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to resolve debt collection issues resulting from inappropriate or delayed Choice Program billing.
Mar
23
2016
News
Veterans with Incomplete Health Care Applications Receive Additional Year to Enroll
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will extend the healthcare enrollment application period for one year to approximately 545,000 living veterans that have pending incomplete enrollment applications.
Mar
22
2016
News
VA Proposes, Takes Action on Leaders at the Veterans Benefits Administration
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced actions against four leaders at the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) and close-out of an Administrative Investigation Board (AIB) review of the Denver Hospital Replacement project.
Mar
16
2016
News
Combat Veterans Get Telephonic Health Care Application Option
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it has amended its enrollment regulations to allow veterans to complete applications for enrollment in VA health care by telephone without the need for a signed paper application.
Mar
8
2016
News
VA Announces Additional Steps to Reduce Veteran Suicide
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced new steps it is taking to reduce veteran suicide.
Mar
1
2016
News
VA Improves Timeliness of Provider Payments
To enhance veterans’ access to care and eliminate delays in Choice provider payment, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is eliminating administrative burdens placed on VA community providers
Mar
1
2016
News
Veteran's Copayment Responsibility for VA Health Care
What are your options if you are unable to pay your full copay charges? There are multiple options available to help make paying your current copay charges more affordable, or to eliminate them. You have the right to establish a monthly repayment plan at any time during your enrollment in VA health care if you cannot pay your debt in full.
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