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VA protected from sequester cuts, but veterans will feel the pain

VA protected from sequester cuts, but veterans will feel the pain

Related With sequestration, one thing is sure: Big changes will occur for military Furlough pay calculator released for federal workers Whatever budget battle's outcome, lawmakers themselves unaffected Uncertainty over how furloughs might affect DOD schools DOD civilian furloughs planned; What it means for you Stars and Stripes' sequestration coverage Stars and Stripes veterans coverage WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs will be spared when sequestration hits March 1. But veterans will not. Despite assurances that veterans benefits and services will be exempt from the budget cuts, veterans and their families will share the suffering along with military counterparts. The result could mean more homeless veterans, less help for those looking for work, and tens of thousands of furloughed veteran struggling to make ends meet. “There’s a very large concern about the...

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