Friday, May 11, 2012

Oakland Veterans Affairs' Office Mishandled Claims, Inspector General Finds - Huffington Post

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[**Oakland Veterans Affairs' Office Mishandled Claims, Inspector General Finds**][3]
**Huffington Post**
By Aaron Glantz Staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Oakland office regularly made incorrect decisions when evaluating **disability** claims and failed to inform veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan that they are entitled to free **...**
[Bay Area vets wait almost a year on average to have claims processed at **...**][4]Santa Cruz Sentinel
[Veteran fights 11 years for **disability** claim approval][5]News in photos
[Veterans with claims face long wait at Oakland VA facility][6]Stars and Stripes
[KXXV News Channel 25][7]
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[2]: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNHxFgxAosZt6jY12QRLPZRR4oEe3A&url=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2012/05/11/oakland-va-office-mishandled-claims-inspector-general-finds/
[3]: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNGASmGMVLu3s-iI2Qc5Vpjdr_xo6A&url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/11/oakland-veterans-affairs_n_1510956.html
[4]: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNFJANfWN2oATFkD57AkftHv_6IRQw&url=http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/news/ci_20596020/bay-area-vets-wait-almost-year-average-have
[5]: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNESj_TmRYie_fVzaxldS8ux29UoMA&url=http://photos.mercurynews.com/2012/05/veteran-fights-11-years-for-disability-claim-approval/10771/
[6]: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNH9nRZScKklQBvxqwVzaqbQRu0CUQ&url=http://www.stripes.com/news/us/veterans-with-claims-face-long-wait-at-oakland-va-facility-1.176902
[7]: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg=AFQjCNGRODlsp9IxSODKkyDnJtVLUQ2brA&url=http://www.kxxv.com/story/18248142/veterans-wait-months-for-disability-claims
[8]: http://news.google.com/news/more?gl=us&pz=1&ned=us&ncl=dBJZjmoUrS7-pGM6qTsTMX4dLa3JM

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