Dorothy Mills-Gregg reports on all aspects relating to veterans and military health care. Before reporting for Military.com and becoming obsessed with the Defense Health Agency transition, she was a city government reporter for a daily newspaper in Bakersfield, California. She has worked as a freelancer around Sacramento covering a range of issues and briefly wrote bill analyses for the Assembly Speaker's office. She is an award-winning photographer with a degree specializing in politics and national security from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism. Email: Dorothy.Mills-Gregg@Monster.com
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The move comes the same week the VA unveiled its $243.3 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2021.
A consortium is studying a platform to simulate surgery, injury and patient assessment at the Naval Medical Center San Diego.
The VA's budget request for fiscal 2021 totals $243.3 billion -- a dramatic 10% increase from 2020.
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