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Congress, VA mull multiple options to fix broken veterans’ care program

VA is looking for congressional action on more than 100 legislative proposals, and 40 of them are new this year. Perhaps most notably, the department is looking for help to fix the Veterans Choice Program, which both Congress and the VA acknowledge is largely broken.

Clinton, Sanders debate plans for ISIS, Afghanistan and veterans care

By Leo Shane III, Military Times The final two Democratic presidential candidates both vowed Thursday not to send combat troops into Iraq and Syria if...

Driving Veterans to Bankruptcy and Suicide, Game Playing over Emergency Care

...by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor If a veteran who receives all his medical care from the VA as more and more do each year, needs...

Killer Russian Doc, Medical Care Goes Bad in a Big Way

A video of a well-built male doctor knocking out a patient in a hospital in the Russian town of Belgorod has emerged online. The...

ISIS Deputy Commander Wounded in Air Attack, Flown to Turkey...

Abu Ali Anbari, second-in-command of ISIS, was wounded during a recent Iraqi bombing of Anbar province. 15 other militants are dead in this airstrike, the country’s Interior Ministry said Saturday.

VA Health Care Officials Hold Town Hall For Veterans

Senior leaders with the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System say they're looking for feedback from veterans.

Russian Report: Americans Killing 10 Times as Many Health Care...

Five out of six Syrian Hospitals Allegedly Hit by Russian Airstrikes Don't Even Exist

Homeless veterans given comfort bags, haircuts, medical care

Hundreds of veterans received critical supplies and care to help get them back on their feet in the Stand Up for Stand Down event hosted by the Atlanta VA Medical Center at Fort McPherson.

‘They don’t care who gets killed’: Ex-drone pilot turned whistleblower

“The people that are giving the order to kill – they don’t care who gets killed as long as their target gets attacked… they’ll take out however many people they can in order to get their results.”

Leaked Document: Nearly One-Third Of 847,000 Veterans In Backlog For VA...

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...

One year after VA scandal, the number of veterans waiting for...

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.

Veterans face complications in getting medical care

From a secret patient waiting list to a piles of prescription pills, 9Wants to Know exposes the Veterans Affairs Department's casualties of care.

Republican objections effectively neutered a bill to care for military war...

Two years ago when I attended a reunion of my old Desert Storm-era Army unit

VA memo ordered false health care claims to cover up backlog

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.

VA doesn’t release 140 vet health care probe findings

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.

Veterans Choice Cards will allow some vets to receive care in...

Veterans Choice Cards are being mailed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans currently waiting more than 30 days from their preferred date or the date that is medically determined by their physician for an appointment at a VA facility.