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The Call-In: Your Stories About Veterans Affairs

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Rate Of Suicide Among Female Veterans Climbs, VA Says

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Alishia Graham had been part of a Veterans Affairs program as a caregiver for her husband, Jim. The couple lives in Jacksonville, N.C. Jim's tattoo commemorates his best friend, who was killed in 2006 by the mortar blast that also left Jim with a brain injury. Quil Lawrence /NPR hide caption

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Some VAs Are Dropping Veteran Caregivers From Their Rolls

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VA Urged To Take Advantage Of Momentum And Keep Reforming Itself

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Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Dr. David Shulkin, then the undersecretary for health at the VA, testifies on Capitol Hill Feb. 1. Shulkin was confirmed on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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VA: Competition With Private Sector Is An Obstacle To Hiring More Medical Staff

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Widowed while pregnant with their second son, Gloria Grijalva shares pictures of her husband, U.S. Army veteran Charlie Grijalva, who committed suicide in December 2014. KPBS hide caption

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VA Hospitals Still Struggling With Adding Staff Despite Billions From Choice Act

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David Shulkin (center), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary of health, talks with attendees in July prior to testifying at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing in Gilbert, Ariz. Donald Trump has selected Shulkin to lead the agency. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Hiring Freeze And Obamacare Repeal Could Clobber Veterans Affairs

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Does Pick Of Shulkin As VA Head Indicate Trump's Views Are Evolving?

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Trump Nominates VA Undersecretary For Health To Head Department

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Veterans Fight Misconception: Wartime Service Is Linked To Violent Crime

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Military-Trained Police May Be Less Hasty To Shoot, But That Got This Vet Fired

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