en-us Copyright 2015, SaxoTech Online Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:32:08 -0400 15 Shipping delays appear to be easing for troops' personal vehicles The backlog of troops' privately owned vehicles has almost been cleared, according to an analysis of numbers provided by the contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:26:00 -0400 Justice Department's influence in VA cases up for debate When Congress passed new rules for firing Veterans Affairs executives in July, the goal was to get rid of problem employees faster and without bureaucratic confusion. So far, it's done neither. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:50:00 -0400 Death prompts changes at Hampton VA hospital A patient's death has prompted policy changes at the Hampton VA Medical Center. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:15:00 -0400 Medical tests for PTSD and TBI not far off Researchers are inching closer to creating medical tests to detect post-traumatic stress or mild traumatic brain injury - conditions that now are diagnosed only with self-reported symptoms and subjective exams. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:51:00 -0400 Autism therapy benefit to be analyzed for DoD The Defense Department has hired Rand Corp. to analyze its autism therapy benefit to determine whether the level of coverage is appropriate and how well it stacks up against private insurers. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:27:00 -0400 VA names new director for Phoenix medical center The Department of Veterans Affairs has named longtime administrator Glen Grippen as the third interim executive to oversee the Phoenix VA Health Care System since it became the hub of a national crisis over mismanagement and delayed care. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:26:00 -0400 Some veterans to receive health care 'choice cards' this week Veterans Affairs Department 'choice cards' will arrive in some veterans' mailboxes this week, allowing them to seek out private medical care and have VA pick up the bill. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:35:00 -0400 DoD proposes consolidating Tricare regions into two The Defense Health Agency is proposing to cut the number of Tricare regions from three to two, a cost-savings plan that would sharply increase competition for the next round of lucrative Pentagon health care contracts. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:42:00 -0400 Mission Family: Limits on nonprofit groups designed to protect military families You may not have realized there was a problem. You may not have known that some nonprofit groups have been trying to make your life easier but are hitting roadblocks when military installation officials won't allow them access. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10:27:00 -0400 Tricare Help: How to disenroll from Tricare Young Adult Q. I'm enrolled in Tricare Young Adult. But I just graduated college and got a job that offers health benefits. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:39:00 -0400 Ask the Lawyer: Uncharged offenses relevant in sexual assault cases A. Under the Military Rules of Evidence, prosecutors generally can't use evidence of other crimes, wrongs or acts to prove that it was within a service member's character to commit whatever offense he or she is charged with. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:33:00 -0400