A Navy veteran has pleaded guilty to charges that he lied about his company’s qualifications to the Veterans Affairs Department to get $1.5 million in contracts for work at one of its hospitals.
Originally called “Armistice Day” as well as a U.S. holiday to honor the end of World War I. However, Nov. 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
Marine Colonel was a threat to blow the whistle on illegal narcotrafficking at El Toro. Forensic evidence supports murder; government called it a suicide before the body was autopsied and the crime scene investigation completed.
A recent Gallup poll puts Congress’s approval rating at 15 percent (which is actually up six points since November).
This appeared in the Washington Times on the 11th of July. According to the Times;”911 tapes: Table of doctors did nothing while VA patient died
VA denies most of the Camp Lejeune water contamination disability claims, citing lack of a creditable medical opinion and medical evidence.
The Grants Management Services office, within the Office of Financial Policy, has developed a website to provide Veterans and their family members the most current website links and information on VA’s grant programs and providers that assist Veterans.
President Obama, just back from a surprise visit to the troops in Afghanistan, honored America’s fallen warriors in a solemn Memorial Day ceremony on Monday and acknowledged the need to confront the widening scandal at the nation’s veterans hospitals…
. More veterans are being allowed to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics in an effort to improve their treatment following allegations of falsified records and delays in treatment.
An exchange of letters between Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and a top Republican this month reveal the VA’s early efforts to explain a secret waiting list that one of its hospitals allegedly used to hide treatment delays.
The head of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday “clawed back” a performance bonus from a senior official at the Phoenix VA amid allegations of improper scheduling procedures at the hospital…
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Thursday responded to the serious allegations of misconduct at VA health care facilities in personal terms, telling Congress that it is a privilege to care for his fellow veterans
On the day the Secretary for Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki testifies before a Senate committee, Renee Montagne talks to journalist Aaron Glantz about a series of recent controversies at the VA.
When Eric Shinseki assumed the role of secretary of veterans affairs in January 2009, he seemed the perfect man to lead an agency that had for years been criticized as unresponsive to the nation’s veterans.
The Veterans Administration can be a hero here instead of the villian.
he American Legion called Monday for the resignations of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and two of his top aides amid an investigation into allegations of corruption and unnecessary deaths at the veterans’ hospital in Phoenix….
The American Customer Satisfaction Index ranks VA’s customer satisfaction among the best in the nation. In 2013, the overall ACSI satisfaction index for VA was 84 for inpatient care and 82 for outpatient care, which compares favorably with the U.S. hospital industry (scores of 80 and 83, respectively).
All VA care locations offer 1st time screening & intervention for veterans.
Saturday, April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Between 10AM and 2PM on April 26, bring your unwanted prescription drugs to a collection site near you.
Today marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. This occasion provides VA an opportunity to reaffirm and strengthen its commitment to safeguarding the environment.
If you receive Social Security disability benefits and want to make money by working, the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work (TTW) program can help.
Please join the Ombudsman for a teleconference discussion on the H-2 nonimmigrant program for temporary and seasonal workers. Stakeholders are increasingly requesting assistance from the Ombudsman to address adjudication issues, including Requests for Evidence that cause delays in processing petitions.
Here is some information, or, a reminder, for those who enjoy cooking.
No Wounded Heart in this Warrior: Army Veteran Travis Mills, a quadruple amputee, visited Dorn VA Medical Center to share his “Never give up-Never quit” mantra with others.
When your son gets a tummy ache or scrapes a knee, you take him to the doctor. When your daughter chips her tooth, you take her to a dentist.
Each year in April, we join in celebrating ordinary people doing extraordinary things duringNational Volunteer Week.
The nation’s health is improving in more than half of the critical measures that are known to have major influence in reducing preventable disease and death, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Monday released its findings on deaths and injuries that occurred as a result of delayed tests and treatments.
Through their research, VA’s Health Services Research & Development Service investigators contribute to improved healthcare for Veterans.
Braulio Castillo, the president of IT contractor Strong Castle, was arrested April 1 by Loudoun County, Virginia authorities and charged with first degree murder in the death of his estranged wife, Michelle.