They were combatants of World War II, the Korean conflict or Vietnam. Today, many spend their days in assisted living facilities often combating loneliness.
Two senior Department of Veterans Affairs officials accused of scamming the hiring system in the agency for financial gain were demoted Friday, the VA said in a statement released late in the day.
It’s Friday morning and time for Vincent Kane, Special Assistant to VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald, to fly home to Philadelphia for the weekend at the expense of the American taxpayer while he leaves behind thousands upon thousands of disabled, destitute and homeless Veterans that he promised to house and care for within the next 45 days, but failed shamefully with no hope in sight.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will unveil a wide-reaching plan to Congress Wednesday to merge and expand its unwieldy networks of private doctors, an acknowledgment that the government cannot address a surging demand from veterans for medical care alone.
Mike Rieker, a 69-year-old Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, relies on his Veterans Affairs benefits to get him through the month.
VA Retaliates Against Veteran Whistleblower With False Arrest and Confiscation of His American Flags
Under the apparent orders of top VA officials, VA police issued a deceptive arrest citation and confiscated the American Flags of Veteran whistleblower Bob Rosebrock at the Old Veterans Guard’s 397th consecutive Sunday Rally to “Save Our Veterans Land” and to “Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders touted his record on veterans’ issues during Tuesday’s debate, citing his position as the former chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs when Congress provided billions of extra dollars to boost healthcare for veterans last year.
President Obama is nominating Michael Missal, a Washington attorney who specializes in government enforcement and internal investigations, to be the new chief watchdog at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
This Pacific Islander group has overcome military racism and prejudice through love and forgiveness and they have all discovered not only more of themselves in the process but truly another choice of behavior in their life.
Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the award of $4 million in renewal funding offered through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program to 21 community agencies that currently provide enhanced services for homeless veterans with special needs.
A Virginia executive was convicted by a federal jury on 14 counts related to providing things of value to the former director of the Cleveland and Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center in exchange for confidential information about VA construction projects, law enforcement officials said.
The Los Angeles VA shredded veterans’ benefit claims without ever processing them, the department’s inspector general said in a report Tuesday that suggests the problems exposed last year continue.
by Robert L. Rosebrock LOS ANGELES – Two years ago while speaking before the national convention of Disabled American Veterans in Florida, President Barack Obama made a heartfelt promise: “We’re not going to rest until every Veteran who has fought for America has a home in America.” Well, it appears that Mr. Obama has […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is in Alaska this week to see veteran care in rural Alaska firsthand. He says there’s work to be done across the country and right here in Alaska to better serve veterans.
The number of military families who struggle to put food on the table has been growing in the years since the Great Recession, the nation’s largest network of soup kitchens and food pantries said Tuesday.
A heated war of words was exchanged between veterans facing homelessness and the federal department tasked with looking out for them during a conference in Cambridge Saturday morning.
The Senate has voted to end a special food allowance stateside that was conceived 14 years ago primarily to avoid more news reports of military families using food stamps.
The Department of Veteran Affairs has released a 50-page document, MyVA, outlining its improvement goals in the aftermath of last year’s internal report of doctored waiting lists that hid how long veterans waited for care.
In the wake of last year’s VA waiting list scandal, the House on Wednesday passed a bill to streamline the process to remove or demote Veterans Affairs employees who are not up to par.
Fellow Americans, this is a call to action for President Obama to end the inhumane treatment of war-injured and impoverished homeless Veterans by his Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and demand that his Secretary, Robert A. McDonald, immediately declare Los Angeles to be in a “state of emergency” for homeless Veterans, or be fired, posthaste.
The rockets’ red glare; the bombs bursting in air is more than just lyrics to be sung during July.
More than 238,000 of the 847,000 veterans in the pending backlog for health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs have already died, according to an internal VA document provided to The Huffington Post.
A fake gate-opening ceremony, a fake homeless welcome center, and other VA fakery, lies and fraud highlighted VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and his homeless expert Vince Kane’s recent trip to the Los Angeles VA and it hasn’t stopped nor has Veterans homelessness been reduced.
Purple Heart recipient Steven Diaz recalls the first time he heard fireworks after being injured in Iraq.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday it faces a budget shortfall of more than $2.5 billion, mainly because of increased demand by veterans for health care, including new life-saving treatments for Hepatitis C.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing the availability of 1-year renewal funding in fiscal year 2015.
State tax records are raising more questions about the way a Washington County nonprofit designed to help veterans is operating.
June 15th marked the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta Libertatum, which is purported to be the foundation for our own U.S. Constitution that promised us a Free Republic.
Warren Slocum smiled for the camera Wednesday in a small Belmont office. Moments later the former Army sergeant and San Mateo County supervisor was holding a new identification card, the first one issued by the county’s Office of Veterans Services.