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Medal of Honor recipient Clarence SasserWeekend Tribute

We honor Army Veteran and former VA employee Clarence Sasser, who received the Medal of Honor for continuing to aid wounded soldiers under live fire and after receiving multiple wounds himself.

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Congressional Medal of Honor starMedal of Honor Day Celebration

Several Medal of Honor recipients shared their stories of valor at the USO-Metro's 33rd Annual Awards Dinner on March 25, National Medal of Honor Day.

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LA Times logoIn-State Tuition Rates

The L.A. Times reported on 3/20 that Veterans and their dependents who are UC students would pay lower in-state tuition even if they otherwise were ineligible.

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Brain x-ray with injury textBrain Injury Awareness

Understanding the effects of traumatic brain injury has become a priority for medical professionals because of the increased number of Servicemembers and Veterans with brain injuries.

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NBC peacock logoEnding the Backlog

Tom Murphy, Director of VA's Compensation Service, announced that starting 3/24, VA is mandating the use of standardized forms for all claims, which will help with ending the backlog this year.

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WEST HAVEN, CONN. - VA Connecticut Healthcare System and the VA Hartford Regional Office will co-host a town hall forum on Friday, March 27 at 5pm at the VA Connecticut West Haven campus, 950 Campbell Avenue. The meeting will be in the Donaldson Education Center located on the second floor of Building 2 (revolving door). This forum is open to the public. The purpose is to allow feedback from veterans, family members and other beneficiaries.

Representatives will also be available to meet individually with attendees who have specific concerns regarding their federal VA health care and benefits issues.

Media outlets interested in attending should contact the VA Connecticut Public Affairs Office at 203-937-3824

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Hartford Regional Benefit Office

555 Willard Ave.
Newington, CT 06111

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