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Veterans Affairs pays $142 million in bonuses amid scandals

The Department of Veterans Affairs doled out more than $142 million in bonuses to executives and employees for performance in 2014 even as scandals over veterans' health care and other issues racked the agency.

VA secretary to take firsthand look at veterans’ access to care...

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is in Alaska this week to see veteran care in rural Alaska firsthand. He says there’s work to be done across the country and right here in Alaska to better serve veterans.

VA Secretary to Montana veterans: We need to do more

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs needs to do more to make sure Montana veterans get the health care they need in a timely fashion, VA Secretary Robert McDonald told veterans in Helena on Tuesday.

VA Chief Warns of Rising Cost of Caring for Younger Veterans

Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald told lawmakers on Wednesday that the department is on track to meet two lofty goals set by his predecessor...

Secretary McDonald’s Oath to Lie, Cheat and Steal

How does an entrusted public servant "lie, cheat and steal" in one quick swoop and still remain in charge of one of the most entrusted responsibilities of our Federal Government as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)?

Shinseki Out: Obama Says He’s Accepted VA Chief’s Resignation

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid explosive charges of mismanagement, falsification of records and systemic problems at veterans health facilities.

Statement by VA Secretary Shinseki

“I respect the independent review and recommendations of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) regarding systemic issues with patient scheduling and access.

Duty, Honor, Failure

From West Point Cadet to Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Eric K. Shinseki was promoted to the top of his profession and retired with revered accolades.

Veterans Affair Secretary Called to Be Fired Amid Hospitals Scandal

The growing furor over veterans' health care moved to political campaigns Thursday as congressional candidates from both parties called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to be fired.

A Message To Veterans From The VA Scretary

After 38 years in The Army, I am now honored and privileged to serve as your Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA remains committed to providing the high quality benefits you have earned and deserve.

The Department of Delay, Deceit, and Dumb Disorder

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.

VA head Shinseki: ‘We must do better’

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...

House VA Committee Ranking Member Michaud’s Statement on Sec. Shinseki’s Senate...

Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before the Senate VA Committee this morning on the serious questions raised regarding veterans’ healthcare and reports of cover-ups at a number of VA facilities related to lengthy wait-times for treatment.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 09, 2014

The Veterans Administration can be a hero here instead of the villian.

Shinseki Needs To Be Permanently Banned From The VA

What will it take for the Commander-in-Chief and President of the United States to exercise his entrusted responsibility on behalf of America's Military Veterans and fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki for his failed leadership and incompetence?

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 07, 2014

he American Legion called Monday for the resignations of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and two of his top aides amid an investigation into allegations of corruption and unnecessary deaths at the veterans' hospital in Phoenix....

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