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With over 150 hospitals and 800 community based outpatient clinics, The United States Department of Veteran affairs has the most comprehensive system of assistance for veterans in the world. Our question tonight is....When was the department of Veteran Affairs established? The answer next up when KSL Outdoors, powered by Ford returns..

Our question tonight is...When was the department of Veteran Affairs established? And here's the answer.

The United States has a long history when it comes to helping veterans. The Continental Congress of 1776 encouraged enlistments during the Revolutionary War by providing pensions for soldiers who were disabled. In 1811, the first medical facility for veterans was authorized by the Federal Government. But it was in 1930 that Congress authorized the President to "consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans." and establish the Department of Veteran Affairs.

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