Quil Lawrence David Aquila ("Quil") Lawrence is an award-winning correspondent with NPR News.

VA Re-Evaluates Family Caregiver Program

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LA's VA Campus: A Ballpark, An Oil Well ... And, Maybe Soon, A Home For Homeless Vets

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Researchers say putting guns out of reach reduces the chances that suicidal veterans could take their own lives, but changing the law is a controversial idea. RienkPost/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Veterans At Risk Of Suicide Negotiate A Thorny Relationship With Guns

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Veterans' Advocates Hope To Prevent Suicide By Limiting Access To Guns

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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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State Department Halts Special Visa Program For Afghans

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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 Secretary Nominee David Shulkin Faces Senate For Confirmation Hearing

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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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