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.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has announced $12.8 million in renewal funding through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program to 20 community agencies that currently provide transitional housing with supportive services for homeless veterans under the Transition in Place (TIP) model.
The VA bureaucrats under direct supervision of VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and in collusion with Los Angeles City and Neighborhood Council officials, hijacked a well-conceived plan by the Old Veterans Guard, Vietnam Veterans of America, Region 9, and Justiceville USA for an emergency Skid Row Humanitarian Relief Crusade and “Search and Rescue” mission for homeless Veterans.
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.
If you are not worried about the political correctness that is tearing our country apart, perhaps you need a course in the values that built America into the greatest country ever seen on this planet.
A recently released 11-minute documentary film produced by an Iraqi War Marine Combat Veteran offers a revealing and shameful history of the massive land-fraud scandal at the most corrupt VA in the nation that exiled thousands of war-injured Veterans and forces them to live homeless and hungry in Skid Row and back-alley squalor while wealthy non-Veteran special interest groups have taken over.
oon after VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced they would not be able to end Veteran homelessness in Los Angeles by the end of the year as promised, it was rumored they were spotted at a local drinking establishment celebrating.
300,000 murders, thousands of suspects and no arrests
Recently, members of Congress were notified that the VA discovered unbilled copay amounts for inpatient care provided to veterans over a five-year period.
I want to educate Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, my fellow veterans and the general public about Senate Bill 1082, the VA Accountability Act, and the scorn that is being unjustifiably heaped on the rank-and-file employees of Veterans Affairs facilities.
Department of Veterans Affairs officials mulled a plan to ration expensive medications after asking Congress for $500 million to pay for the same drugs.
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 […]
Looking to steady his presidential bid that seems to be stumbling, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is pitching an overhaul of how the country treats veterans as he campaigns Monday in South Carolina.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers.
Somedays the Department of Veterans Affairs catches more criticism than any other federal agency.
After Al Gunn’s lower right leg was blown off by a land mine in Vietnam in 1972, he turned to substance abuse and homelessness shortly followed.
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 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.
By all accounts, the Veterans Healthcare System is broken, and too often, letting down the very veterans it’s supposed to serve.
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.
Death Analyses 2015 Veterans Affairs WASHINGTON — 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. Scott Davis, a program specialist at the VA’s Health Eligibility Center in Atlanta and […]
Alex Vancel is an American veteran of the Iraq War. He volunteered after 9/11, and America called upon him to fight on our behalf in the inferno of Iraq.
The decades-long strict sanctions imposed by the U.S. Government prohibiting war-injured and homeless Veterans from entering the Los Angeles VA for the most basic of human right
Iraq war veteran Chris Dorsey figured that no one would believe he had been turned away from a VA clinic when he sought an appointment for post-traumatic stress disorder.
One year after an explosive Veterans Affairs scandal sparked national outrage, the number of veterans on wait lists to be treated for everything from Hepatitis C to post-traumatic stress is 50 percent higher.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is announcing the availability of 1-year renewal funding in fiscal year 2015.
Veterans will have a new clinic in Lincoln.