Veterans Affairs

Military
12:19 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Hagan Reiterates Request for Help With Winston-Salem VA Office

Senator Kay Hagan
Credit Sen. Kay Hagan

There has long been an enormous backlog of appeals filed by US military veterans at the Veterans Affairs Administration's regional office in Winston-Salem.  But North Carolina US Senator Kay Hagan may have made some inroads in correcting that situation.

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Military
12:32 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Winston-Salem Veterans Office Streamlines Operations, Battles More Delays

In 2012, thousands of veteran claim files were stacked on file cabinets and on the floor of the Winston-Salem Regional Veteran Affairs. Last August, the Inspector General criticized the office for exposing the files to potential fire and water damage.
Winston-Salem Regional VA Office

Last year, the Winston-Salem Veterans Affairs Regional office landed on a federal radar because of long delays and thousands of exposed claim folders. Now administrators say they’re changing how claims are processed. But there is still a wait.

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