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Articles with the Tag: Veterans

$11M+ to support housing, services for homeless veterans in Montana

News from the Office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — U.S. Senator Jon Tester, Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced on Aug. 30 more than $11 million in funding to support homeless and at-risk veterans and their families across Montana. “The men and women who ri...

Montana VA to unveil VA’s first mobile medical unit to treat veterans with depression

News from the Montana VA BILLINGS — Montana VA Health Care System (Montana VA) is hosting a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. on July 21 at the Benjamin Steele VA Clinic in Billings to unveil a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Mobile Medical Unit (MMU). Montana VA is also hosting a Heath Fair to he...

Veterans Information Expo planned in Polson

 News from Joe Stark  POLSON — On Saturday, June 17, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at 512 Main Street, (Elks Lodge). The Elk Veterans has teamed up with the Vietnam Veterans Association and Associates to bring in the experts to ensure every veteran can get help/information to get the benefits they...

The Wall That Heals replica visits Kalispell

KALISPELL — “The Wall That Heals” Vietnam veterans memorial replica and mobile education center will be at Glacier High School in Kalispell from June 22-25.  The three-quarter scale Wall replica is 375 feet in length and stands 7.5 feet at its tallest point.  The 53-foot tra...

Veterans’ access to at-home care expanded

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate — Following efforts from U.S. Senator Jon Tester, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order today to expand access to high-quality home care and support for veterans and caregivers of all ages. “This is great news for our aging and di...

Disabled American Veterans award Tester highest legislative honor Disabled American Veterans award Tester highest legislative honor

News from the office of Senator Tester U.S. Senate – Earlier this week, the Disabled American Veterans awarded U.S. Senator Jon Tester their 2023 Veterans’ Champion Award for his numerous legislative achievements over the years and his longstanding commitment to supporting the nation’s...

Montana VA helps over 200 Montana veterans secure shelter in 2022

News from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs HELENA — As part of VA’s nationwide goal to house 38,000 homeless Veterans in 2022, Montana VA has provided 211 permanent housing placements for Montana Veterans experiencing homelessness. Permanent housing placements provided by VA staff ...

New legislation makes immediate care available for veterans in crisis

News from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  HELENA — Veterans in suicidal crisis are now able to go to any VA or non-VA health care facility for emergency health care at no cost – including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for up to 90 da...

Daines honors Montana hero Daines honors Montana hero

News from the office of Senator Daines U.S. SENATE — On Jan. 25 Senator Daines paid tribute to a true Montana hero, Dr. Daniel Edelman. Senator Daines hosted Dr. Edelman in his office and delivered a speech on the Senate floor in his honor. Dr. Edelman is a veteran of the United States Army who wa...

Community comes together to understand homelessness in Helena

News from the Montana VA Health Care System HELENA — Montana VA Health Care System (Montana VA) is participating in today’s national and statewide Point-in-Time (PIT) count. The PIT count, led by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is a count of sheltered and unshelte...


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