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.
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 they become commander-in-chief, but they also hinted that the U.S. deployments in Afghanistan could continue well into the future. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and independent Vermont Sen. Bernie […]
…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 emergency care, they either go to a VA hospital emergency room, for me that requires driving to another state, or goes local. For all but an elite few, the VA […]
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 man died, while his companion, who tried to stand up for him, was also brutally beaten by the doctor. The incident happened on December 29 last year in municipal hospital of […]
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.
Senior leaders with the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System say they’re looking for feedback from veterans.
Five out of six Syrian Hospitals Allegedly Hit by Russian Airstrikes Don’t Even Exist
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.
“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.”
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 […]
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.
From a secret patient waiting list to a piles of prescription pills, 9Wants to Know exposes the Veterans Affairs Department’s casualties of care.
Two years ago when I attended a reunion of my old Desert Storm-era Army unit
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.
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 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.