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Veterans’ Care Card program is off to a promising start

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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.

November 14th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

VetLikeMe November 6, 2014

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  VetLikeMe, November 6, 2014   CVE “White Paper”   DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Center for Verification and Evaluation U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | 810 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington DC 20420 Phone: (866) 584-2344 Email: Vip@va.gov | www.VetBiz.gov White Paper   CVE Transformation: Over the past two years the Center for Verification and Evaluation […]

November 9th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Stop VA’s Inhuman Treatment of Disabled Homeless Veterans

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When will President Obama declare the VA’s inhuman treatment of disabled homeless Veterans a major crime against humanity?

November 5th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Sue Young’s Endless War on War-Injured Homeless Veterans

Non-Veteran Sue Young denies Disabled World War II

Veteran from attending her private party on VA Veterans land.

- “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).

October 25th, 2014 | Posted in Corruption,Of Interest,Vet News | Read More »

Where Are The Good Samaritans?

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- All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.

October 18th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Vet News | Read More »

Paul Ryan is Dead Wrong to Propose Cuts in Social Security and Disabled Vets Benefits

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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.

October 7th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Editor,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Ranking Member Michaud: It’s Time for a VA Reform Roadmap

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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.

September 8th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News | Read More »

Senate Hearing Set on Phoenix VA

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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.

September 4th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veteran Service Organizations | Read More »

Military Terror Hits US Cities As Veterans Banned From Owning Guns?

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VA asked disabled veteran if he owned any guns during a medical appointment.

September 1st, 2014 | Posted in Veterans Affairs | Read More »

More veterans come forward, harassed over service animals

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After a Local 10 investigation first uncovered allegations of disservice at the Miami Veterans Hospital, more veterans have come forward with complaints.

August 30th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Veterans Affairs Funds Local Agencies To Help Fight Homelessness

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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.

August 12th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

National Veterans Wheelchair Games: Start 12 August

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As a volunteer last year at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, I would say the excitement at the games equaled or surpassed the excitement at professional golf, football, baseball, basketball and soccer championships whether it was a wheelchair rugby game or a wheelchair obstacle course.

August 11th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Regional,Vet News | Read More »

President Obama Signs Bipartisan Veterans Affairs Bill into Law

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President Obama signed into law today bipartisan legislation that will address many of the immediate systemic problems within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

August 7th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

HUD and VA Announce Vouchers to Help Nearly 1,000 Homeless Vets Find Permanent Homes

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $7 million to 24 local public housing agencies across the country to help nearly 1,000 homeless veterans find permanent housing.

August 6th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Vet News | Read More »

Veterans’ Affairs Conference Committee Reaches Agreement on VA Bill

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The Conference Committee tasked with reconciling bills from the House and Senate announced today that they have reached agreement on final legislation to tackle the ongoing crisis at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

July 29th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Chairman Sanders Details VA Proposal

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enate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today detailed compromise legislation that he offered to House negotiators that would reform the VA and give it the tools to provide quality, timely health care to veterans.

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veterans Affairs Still Has A Subpoena Out For The Names Of VA Whistleblowers

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A month ago, the Veteran’s Administration issued a subpoena for names of anonymous whistleblowers a veterans’ group collected to expose problems in the VA health system.

July 9th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Michaud: VA Culture Change Means Protecting Whistleblowers from Intimidation, Retaliation

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The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing last night examining the VA’s shortcomings in appropriately responding to information provided by whistleblowers, and into claims that whistleblowers within the VA face negative repercussions for stepping forward.

July 9th, 2014 | Posted in Regional,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Shinseki Gone – Obama taps nominee for VA

Eric Shinseki was more loyal to the VA staff than the Vets

- Jeff Miller- House VA Affairs Chairman…“Quite simply, those who created the VA scandal will need to be purged from the system.”

June 30th, 2014 | Posted in Corruption,Editor,Government,Politics | Read More »

VA Officials to Leave Posts as Agency Seeks to Remake Itself and Rebuild Trust

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The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday that two senior officials would be leaving their posts as the department’s acting secretary moved to remake the agency and rebuild trust amid a scandal over falsified waiting lists that were used at many hospitals to hide delays faced by veterans.

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

VA Falls Short On Commitment To Women’s Medical Issues

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Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of another commitment….

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Health,Vet News | Read More »

VA Death Toll Higher Than All Wars

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American military veterans are dying in numbers unimagined. The numbers themselves are hidden from the public just like the waiting lists from the Department of Veterans Affairs. There is a reason for this, the two are related.

June 16th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,WarZone | Read More »

Top Heavy Salaries and Dead Weight Administrators

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As a taxpayer I always want to know where my tax dollars are going and what they are paying for.

June 14th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Medical Disability Benefits,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

FBI Investigating Veterans Affairs Arizona Office

The American people have never raised hell about the cover up of Israeli spying here

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing allegations of criminal wrongdoing at the Phoenix office of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which has been central to a scandal over veterans’ healthcare that has rocked the Obama administration.

June 12th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

California Veterans Applaud Shinseki Resignation

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Robert Rosebrock, director of the Old Veterans Guard in Los Angeles, an ad hoc group that has fought the Los Angeles Veteran Affairs Department for illegally allowing private entities on the VA campus, was pleased to hear about VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation on May 30.

June 10th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Dear Secretary Shensiki – We have all been here before

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- Veterans Today was right. We saw this coming way back in 2009 and warned Shensiki then. He needed to go through the department with a chain saw.

May 28th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Government,Politics | Read More »

A Week of Solemn Remembrance

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Has there ever been a more inept President sitting in the White House? Every fiasco is handled in the same manner as I have outlined in this article. One nneds a scorecard just to keep up with the scandals.

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

The Department of Delay, Deceit, and Dumb Disorder

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki is among the witnesses who will testify before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Thursday. Photo By Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call

The two largest components of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (the VA) are the Veterans’ Health Administration (VHA) and the Veterans’ Benefits Administration (VBA). Both are riddled with dishonesty, inefficiency, and ineptitude.

May 21st, 2014 | Posted in Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

VA head Shinseki: ‘We must do better’

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki is among the witnesses who will testify before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Thursday. Photo By Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call

Facing calls to resign, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said Thursday that he hopes to have a preliminary report within three weeks on how widespread treatment delays and falsified patient scheduling reports are at VA facilities nationwide…

May 16th, 2014 | Posted in Vet News | Read More »

Senator Warren’s Illegal Fundraiser at Los Angeles VA

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Last evening, VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki allowed the Los Angeles VA to be used as a political fundraiser for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) while the Vietnam Veterans of America Region 9 (VVA-9) service organization has been denied a permit to host their 4th annual Veterans Summer Celebration & Picnic on these same sacred grounds.

May 11th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Vet News | Read More »

 

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