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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Debt Management Center Suspends Veteran Debts

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Debt Management Center is suspending all actions on veteran debts under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department for 60 days.  The USDVA said it will continue to evaluate an extension of this timeline during the COVID-19 crisis. If the suspension is extended, the USDVA will update its website at…

Report: Calls to VA Suicide Hotline Went to Voicemail

WASHINGTON (AP) – A watchdog report says a suicide hotline operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs has allowed crisis calls to go into voicemail and that callers did not always receive immediate assistance. The report by the VA’s office of inspector general says calls to the suicide hotline have increased dramatically in recent years, with about 1 in 6…