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Department of Veterans Affairs Military & Veterans News "Prescribed to Death" Opioid Memorial Raises Awareness of Prescription Drug Crisis On April 17, VA Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie visited the National Safety Council's "Prescribed to Death" opioid memorial and recorded this video message I'm Robert Wilkie. I'm visiting the National Safety Council's "Prescribed to Death" opioid memorial. The memorial is currently located here at the White House. It's part of President Trump's Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand.
Department of Veterans Affairs Military & Veterans News VA Updates and Improves Assistance Program for Transitioning Service Members WASHINGTON — As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ongoing efforts to help transitioning service members navigate and understand VA’s various benefits, the agency recently updated VA’s briefing portion of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) – an interagency initiative authorized as a voluntary program in 1991 under the National Defense Authorization Act and made mandatory under the VOW to Hire Heroes Act in 2011 to help service members adjust to civilian life.
the white house Military & Veterans News White House: Remarks by President Trump on the Administration’s National Security Strategy Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Please.  I want to thank Vice President Pence, along with the many members of my Cabinet here with us today. I also want to thank all of the dedicated professionals — military, civilian, and law enforcement — who devote their lives to serving our nation.  In particular, I want to recognize General Dunford and the members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  (Applause.)
department of defense seal Military & Veterans News Department of Defense Issues Interpretive Rule Amendment Under the Military Lending Act, Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and Dependents The Department of Defense announced today that an Interpretive Rule Amendment under the Military Lending Act (MLA) Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to service members and dependents, was published today in the Federal Register. The interpretive rule amendment provides additional guidance on questions the Department received regarding compliance with the July 2015 Final Rule.

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