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Jun 7, 2011 | Army Times

GAO slams VA sex assault reporting, prevention

A new report from a congressional watchdog agency questions efforts by the Veterans Affairs Department to reduce sexual assaults in its hospitals and clinics, finding flaws in security and failures to report crimes to higher headquarters.

Jun 7, 2011 | Syracuse.com

Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle introduces her first bill in Congress

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle introduced her first legislation in Congress in response to a study released Tuesday that fond almost 300 sexual assaults have been reported at Veterans Administration facilities nationwide.

Jun 7, 2011 | Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Blog

Hard-Hit Job Sectors Hurt OEF/OIF Employment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate for Iraq- and Afghanistan-era veterans’ increased from 10.9 percent in April to 12.1 percent in May, leaving 232,000 veterans unemployed.

Jun 3, 2011 | Asbury Park Press

Runyan to host Veterans Expo

TOMS RIVER -- Rep. Jon Runyan, R-N.J., will host a Veterans Expo on the campus of Ocean County College from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.

Jun 3, 2011 | Navy Times

May jobs report shows market worsening for vets

May employment numbers from the Labor Department show little improvement in the job market, especially for veterans.

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