26 Jan '15, 7pm

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The Veterans Affairs Department says that by midsummer all offices should be coordinating efforts along a newly drawn five-region map. (Photo: Veterans Affairs Department) CONNECT 50 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Veterans Affairs Department officials who promised to simplify the agency are touting major progress after settling on a single map of the United States. If that seems overly bureaucratic, keep in mind the department currently uses at least nine maps of America, subdividing the country into dozens of regional networks and administrative responsibilities for hundreds of programs. By midsummer, all VA agencies should be sharing the same latitude and longitude, coordinating efforts along a newly drawn five-region map to allow veterans a single point of entry for a host of office offerings. Officials offered few specifics on what they called "the biggest organizat...

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