VA holds on the spot enrollment event, March 6

CALN — The Coatesville VA Medical Center will host a health care enrollment event for Veterans on Saturday March 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. Veterans have the opportunity to enroll for health care on-the-spot through VA and are encouraged to bring a copy of their DD-214 if available. Veterans may: –  Enroll on-the-spot for VA health care –  Schedule a Primary Care Appointment – ...

Barrar rips DePasquale over VA audit report

A local State Representative is taking state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale to task over his audit of care for the commonwealth’s military veterans. DePasquale’s office audited the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and cited various issues with waiting lists, admissions and other issues preventing Pennsylvania’s veterans from getting the medical care they need. ...

Woodland named VA Police Officer of the Year

Officer honored as tops at mid-size VA facility Paul Woodland CALN — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that Officer Paul Woodland with the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center Police Department (VAPD) is VA Police Officer of the Year of a medium-sized VA medical center.   “Each of you and your teams are doing an outstanding job every day protecting our Veterans, staff...

Op/Ed: Supportive service for Veterans’ families

  “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”                                                                                                                                                                               ...