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.
What does VA stand for?
VA stands for Veterans Administration (now Department of Veterans Affairs)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 67 other meanings of VA in our Acronym Attic
- Ventanas Alemanas (Guatemala)
- Ventricular Atrial
- Verbal Area (audio/video chat software)
- Vérification d'Aptitude (Informatique)
- Verkaufsagent (German: Selling Agent; eBay)
- Vermont American, Inc.
- Vertex Array (game programming)
- Vertical Accelerator
- Vertical Angle
Samples in periodicals archive:
The man received $105,000 in back benefits from the Veterans Administration and $2,400 per month.
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 .
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.
Studies in The New England Journal of Medicine and elsewhere suggest that 17 percent of the 360,000 troops brought back from Iraq and Afghanistan may suffer from this condition, and the Veterans Administration has already diagnosed nearly 10,000 veterans as having PTSD.
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.