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On DoD: Leadership skills for veterans, VA's disability backlog and DoD's change to GSA schedules

On this week's On DoD, Jared Serbu talks to Eric Jeffries, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Exelis; Zachary Hearn, the deputy director for benefits at the American Legion; and Alan Chvotkin, vice president at the Professional Services Council.

Tags: Jared Serbu , On DoD , DoD , Erica Jeffries , Exelis , Veterans Affairs , American Legion , Alan Chvotkin , Professional Services Council , GSA , GSA schedules

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 01:12pm EDT
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VA's disability claims backlog down by 44 percent, but problems remain

The Department of Veterans Affairs believes it is on track to end its disability claims backlog by 2015. It's an uphill fight, considering that more than half of its claims have been waiting for at least four months, and appeals take an average of more than two years.

Tags: DoD , Department of Veterans Affairs , disability claims backlog , Eric Shinseki , American Legion , House Appropriations Committee , management , Veterans Benefit Management System , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:53am EDT
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