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What does VA stand for?

VA stands for Veterans Administration (now Department of Veterans Affairs)

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  • Military and Government

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Researchers also found a history of military sexual assault, knowledge gaps about Veterans Administration care and perception that VA providers were not gender sensitive also were barriers to seeking health care.
BRIEF CHRONOLOGY OF OUR CONTEMPORARY MISSION 1946 (January) Congressional legislation (Public Law 293) established the Department of Medicine and Surgery within the Veterans Administration (as the VA was then named), giving this Department responsibility for providing medical care to veterans and officially creating an organization of professional services within the Veterans Administration [2].
Dennis Stevens, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boise, Idaho, USA Address for correspondence: Dennis Stevens, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Infectious Diseases Section, 500 West Fort St, Boise, Idaho 83702, USA; fax: 208-422-1365; email: dlsteven@mindspring.
Since 1974 we have traveled throughout the state informing veterans, their dependents, and survivors of their benefits, and assisting them with claims before the Veterans Administration.
The United Spinal Association, formerly known as Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association, opened its first computer clinic in 1997 at the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital, which is now used by 20 to 30 patients dally.