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Veterans get feisty with the VA in Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Brown on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 10:21pm.

videoThere was a feisty meeting at the VA clinic Monday night in Wilmington. The VA is holding these meetings to get feedback from veterans about what they are doing right and what they could improve on.

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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:37pm.

For Robert McCauley, the scandal at Veterans Affairs medical centers has touched a nerve. The 67-year-old retired sergeant says he's heard complaints from friends about the long wait to see doctors.

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VFW Commander-in-Chief speaks out on VA issues during Wilmington visit
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:18pm.

videoAs the investigation into what has happened at VA hospitals across the country continues, veterans in the Cape Fear are speaking out. At Wilmington VFW Post 2573 the Commander-in-Chief of the organization made a stop for dinner Thursday night, and the violations at VA hospitals were on his mind as well.

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McIntyre, Hagan, Burr to attend VA clinic opening; Hagan joins push to end VA backlog
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/29/2013 - 1:30pm.

videoTomorrow's ribbon cutting for Wilmington's VA Super Clinic is bringing out some big names. The facility, which opened this spring at Wilmington International Airport, will provide veterans services including day surgery, mental health, cardiology, women's health and MRIs.

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VA superclinic opens in Wilmington
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 4:40pm.

A new veterans clinic next to Wilmington International Airport opened its doors to a few veterans today.

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Lumberton man gets 5 years for improper benefits
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Wed, 09/05/2012 - 7:07am.

A Lumberton man has been sentenced to five years in prison for improperly taking benefits from the Veterans Administration.

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VA fines Navy doc for bringing brain home
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 3:50pm.

A Navy doctor who let his children handle the brain of a service member and his wife photograph the organ has been fined and faces disciplinary action.

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Veterans get health help in their own backyard
Submitted by IE on Tue, 05/24/2011 - 2:44pm.

Veterans in Wilmington got some help with their health care today. The Rural Health Team from the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville visited the VFW post on Carolina Beach Road.

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VA's Rural Health Team makes two area visits next week
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/19/2011 - 12:32pm.

Veterans in our area will get a couple of chances next week to get help with their health care. The VA's Rural Health Team is making two stops in our area to enroll veterans in the system, and provide health screenings and information.

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Brunswick Vet Clinic lease signed, starts in August
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/18/2011 - 1:00pm.

The lease has been signed for a new Veterans Administration clinic in Brunswick County. Rep. Mike McIntyre says the VA will take possession of the site June 1. He says operations are scheduled to begin the first week of August.

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