Fred Taylor, 101-year-old veteran and California resident, was "finally" able to receive his diploma after missing graduation 80 years ago when he joined the Army Corp Reserve in 1943.
With no decision yet, seniors who rely on programs like social security are worried about the future.
The annual task in Congress ensures that VA compensation keeps pace with Social Security increases.
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Herbert Getchel participated in the Berlin Airlift during World War II. He stayed in the Army for the Korean and Vietnam wars.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is projecting that the PACT Act could cause the backlog of claims to double over the next year, reaching as high as 400,000 claims.
U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Angus King (I-ME), members of the Senate Committees on Veterans’ Affairs (SVAC) and Armed Services (SASC), introduced the VET-TEC Authorization Act to permanently continue a successful career program set to expire this month.