Another veterans scandal hit the Obama administration Wednesday with the emergence of an internal Veterans Affairs memo that allowed bureaucrats to cook their books and assert they were answering diligently President Obama’s call to reduce the backlog of veterans’ benefits claims.
Veterans’ Day 2011, then-presidential candidate Mitt Romney was in South Carolina, visiting with roughly a dozen veterans, and raised the prospect of privatizing VA care.
More than four decades after he first showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, Vietnam War veteran Conley Monk Jr. still is waiting for approval of medical coverage and, more recently, disability benefits, from the Veterans Administration.
Having spent nearly three decades as a firefighter, I have always taken my role as chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee very seriously.
One of Jeffery Dean’s close Army buddies died two days ago of a cancer that the Belfast man has no problem connecting to their stint cleaning up nuclear waste together on a tiny South Pacific atoll.
Robert A. “Bob” McDonald, the 8th Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), announced soon after his Senate confirmation:
Sarah Palin is using recent scandals to apparently push for the dismantling of the Veterans Administration.
Like many Permian Basin employers, the West Texas VA Health Care System has run into hard times staffing its facilities, which has impacted everything from scheduling appointments to answering calls.
The Department of Veterans Affairs’ chief watchdog has not publicly released the findings of 140 health care investigations since 2006, potentially leaving dangerous problems to fester without proper oversight, a USA TODAY analysis of VA documents found.
We spent years fabricating data to make our scores look better, but still the complaints came in
For two and one-half years, the ROBLEY REX VA MEDICAL CENTER in Louisville, Kentucky has been giving me the run-around, brush-off and line of bovine scatology about fee basis chiropractic visits.
President Obama and the Veterans Administration bureaucracy are already sabotaging the VA-reform law passed in August.
The SSVF Program’s purpose is to provide supportive services grants to private non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives, who will coordinate or provide supportive services to very low-income veteran families who
Every military member remembers two dates, the date they entered the service and the date they left.
Within moments of an attack at a Veterans Affairs clinic Tuesday that left the gunman and a VA doctor dead, the conversation took a turn to the disagreements and misunderstandings between U.S. military veterans and the VA employees responsible for serving them.
Secretary McDonald says his first priority is trust building. How does he intend on building veterans trust? He opens a “Whistle Blower Hotline,” and it backfires alienating both employees and veterans.
US Government Veterans Affairs Employees Are Untouchable. I have attempted to file complaints against employees at the Marquette and Iron Mountain VA for a variety of reasons.
One in 10 Veterans Affairs patients — more than 600,000 vets — are still waiting at least a month to see a doctor at hospitals and clinics, according to a new analysis of federal records.
The VA has the increased challenge of meeting the needs of the veterans returning from OIF and OEF.
Veterans groups are optimistic that the first Choice Cards entitling vets to care from private doctors are going out smoothly, marking a small victory for the embattled VA.
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When will President Obama declare the VA’s inhuman treatment of disabled homeless Veterans a major crime against humanity?
- “Sue” Young, an affluent & influential environmental activist has long coveted the sacred land at the Los Angeles National Veterans Home, aka the Los Angeles VA Healthcare System (VA).
- All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.
Ryan has resurrected a discredited plan to change the formula that the federal government uses for calculating annual cost-of-living adjustments. According to published reports, Ryan said he wants to boost the Pentagon budget by taking what he called “savings” in Social Security and other programs pegged to annual adjustments in the consumer price index.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced today the first of several proposed starting points for comprehensive changes to how our nation’s veterans receive services and benefits.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a hearing Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Washington, D.C., on the findings of an investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center at Phoenix.
VA asked disabled veteran if he owned any guns during a medical appointment.
After a Local 10 investigation first uncovered allegations of disservice at the Miami Veterans Hospital, more veterans have come forward with complaints.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced Monday the award of $2.1 million in homeless prevention grants to the counties of Honolulu, Central Oahu, Leeward Coast, North Shore, Windward Coast, Kapolei, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Island.