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Orgy of heritage hate in Portsmouth, VA, while cops just watch

Jim W. Dean - Taking these monuments down is not going to make anybody in the community better off financially, create new jobs, or reflect well on a city as a friendly tourist destination. 

South Korea Sends 500,000 Face Masks to VA

Longtime partner and ally sends 500,000 protective masks

The Story Behind VA Shortage of N95 Masks

The coronavirus pandemic had unleashed a bonanza for untested contractors riding a wave of unprecedented demand and scarcity of everything from hand sanitizer to ICU beds

Seized by Kushner and Company: VA Health Chief Admits Dangerous PPE...

VA health chief acknowledges a shortage of protective gear for its hospital workers

VA on Path to Cure 100,000 Veterans of Hepatitis C

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is on track to eliminate the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in as few as two months, in all Veterans willing and able to be treated.

VA Fraud, Trump’s Crime Spree Robs Vets

...The [inspector general’s office] cannot determine the value VA gained from the Secretary and his delegation’s three and a half days of meetings in Copenhagen and London

Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 18, 2017

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VA to Step Up Treatments for TBI and PTSD

The VA has been treating soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) for some time

Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 05, 2017

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VA hires providers with malpractice claims & criminal histories – media...

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has a history of hiring doctors with dodgy pasts and malpractice claims – even when those appointments are...

Top 5 Veterans News Today: Dec. 02, 2017

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Top 5 Veterans News: Nov. 20, 2017

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Top 5 Veterans News: Nov. 01, 2017

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Top 5 Veterans News: Oct. 22, 2017

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NEO: The Unseen Victims of America’s War Machine

Do remember, the Vietnam War was stopped, not by “peaceniks” but by combat veterans who hit the streets, people like John Kerry or, to a lesser extent, me. That these movements survive in a small way, in reality dissent has been criminalized in a world of fake information and even more fake leadership.

Judicial Watch Sues VA Police, Other Top VA Officials

Fellow Veterans and Friends of Veterans: Powerhouse Judicial Watch continues with its consistent and persistent filing of lawsuits against the VA at-large, this time including...

Judicial Watch Sues Department of Veterans Affairs

Judicial Watch continues with its unparalleled defense of Veterans Rights, including now filing a lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs for failure to respond to an April 7, 2017 Freedom of Information Act request.

VA dentist may have infected veterans with HIV, hepatitis

A dentist put nearly 600 veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin at risk of blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis B and C after failing to follow standard sanitation procedures. The VA is now offering free screenings.

Ann Brown – A bully, a coward and a traitor

Yesterday, you ordered five armed Federal VA government police officers in five separate Federal VA government vehicles to take part in the illegal removal and seizure of one American Flag.

Mr. President: Your Legacy is at Stake

Every day thousands upon thousands of war-injured and impoverished U.S. Military Veterans are forced to live homeless and hungry outside the Los Angeles VA, at Skid Row, in back-alley squalor and throughout the dangerous streets of Los Angeles because their legally deeded property at the National Veterans Home has been illegally and immorally pillaged and plundered for non-Veteran use.

Mr. President: Stop VA Police Brutality Against Elderly Veterans

You have some very serious problems with your Secretary of the VA, Robert A. McDonald, and the retaliatory, violent misconduct carried out under the color of law by Los Angeles VA police officers against elderly Veterans through the Secretary's lawless and imperious orders.

American Patriotism vs. VA’s Anti-Americanism

Last Sunday was the second day of competition at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games being hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The End Of American Freedom

On March 9, 2008, the peaceful and non-violent “Veterans Revolution” was established to bring an end to the rampant crime, corruption and misappropriation of Veterans property at the Los Angeles VA, and to stop the abuse and inhumane treatment of our fellow Veterans who are war-injured, impoverished and forced to live homeless and hungry at skid row or in back-alley squalor.

VA’s Mob Boss Mentality

As a law-abiding 74-year American citizen, I have never been put in handcuffs until yesterday and it was carried out under your orders and done illegally and forcefully on your behalf by a bullying coward -- VA policeman M. Perez (Badge #2140). He is unworthy of any rank or merit.

Corruption at U.S. Attorneys Office in Los Angeles

Yes, enough of the corrupted U.S. Attorneys’ Office in Los Angeles with their malicious and falsified prosecution against the American Flag of the United States and elderly U.S. Military Veterans who display It in honor of the men and women who have defended our Nation’s Colors for nearly two-and-a-half centuries.

VA secretary: Disney doesn’t measure wait times, so why should VA?

By SARAH WESTWOOD Editor's note:  My own wait times have hit 18 months or more.  But with new policy, which is failing to even make...

Worst charity for veterans run by VA employee

At first glance, the National Vietnam Veterans Foundation is a roaring success. According to its tax filings, the charity has received more than $29 million in donations from generous Americans from 2010 to 2014 for what it calls on its website "aiding, supporting and benefiting America's veterans and their families."

Fix for VA health snarls veterans and doctors in new bureaucracy

Veterans are still waiting to see a doctor. Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics.

Despite $10B Fix, Veterans Are Waiting Even Longer To See Doctors

Two years ago, vets were waiting a long time for care at Veterans Affairs clinics across the country. At one facility in Phoenix, for example, veterans waited an average of 115 days for an appointment.

Two VA Employees Lauded For Their Work With Homeless Veterans

Two Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) employees were named finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medal, also known as the Sammies.

Two-day event aids homeless and at-risk veterans

A coalition of local organizations and businesses is working to ensure that the fourth annual North Florida Homeless Veterans Stand Down will make a difference in the lives of homeless veterans.

Veterans still face long waits at VA facilities

While the waiting periods for treatment at Veterans Administration facilities aren’t as godawful as they were at one point, that doesn't make them good.

Over 125,000 veterans denied benefits by the VA – report

Tens of thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with less-than-honorable discharges, many with physical and mental injuries, were being denied care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, claims a new report by a veterans’ advocacy group.

Whistleblower At Phoenix VA Continues His Fight To Save Suicidal Veterans

Many of us are aware that veterans commit suicide at an average of 22 per day. We’re appalled by the daunting statistics while at the same time selfishly thankful that it didn’t happen to someone within our family.

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.

VA Expands Hepatitis C Drug Treatment

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it is now able to fund care for all Veterans with hepatitis C for Fiscal Year 2016 regardless of the stage of the patient’s liver disease. The move follows increased funding from Congress along with reduced drug prices.

VA Failed to Contact Tens of Thousands of Veterans with Pending...

The Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed Monday that it failed to contact tens of thousands of the more than 800,000 veterans who have applications for health care pending, nearly 300,000 of whom died before getting a resolution.

VA convenes summit with veterans advocates to fix appeals process

Top officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs will meet this week with leaders from several leading veterans’ service organizations, seeking common ground on a legislative proposal that would overhaul the appeals process for veterans’ compensation claims.

New VA hotline chief has a history of dropped calls from...

A former Air Force officer chosen to fix the VA's problem-plagued suicide hotline has been running other agency phone banks that have a poor record of service, dropping as many as one in five calls from veterans, according to internal data provided to USA TODAY.

Vet Kills Self When VA Suicide Hotline Sends Him to Voicemail

____________  - The US Department of Veterans Affairs continues to face intense scrutiny over its failures to provide timely aid, as a congressional hearing revealed a...

Open Letter from the VA on Future of GPD

Yesterday the Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Sloan Gibson, disseminated an open letter to the grantees of the VA’s Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program.

Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Veterans’ Health Issues

At 23 million strong, America’s veterans make up one of the largest voting blocs in the nation.

VA Calling Attention to New Veterans’ Services Network

The VA Maine Healthcare System is calling attention to a newly formed network of organizations working to share information about veterans’ services.

Senators Emphasize Priorities for VA IG Nominee

Michael Missal told lawmakers that, if he becomes the next VA Inspector General, one of his goals will be to work “to promote an improved environment” for whistleblowers.

Veterans Forced To Look Beyond VA For Medical Marijuana

Scott Murphy is from Maynard. He was in the Army for four years and served 15 months in Iraq in 2007. Kenneth MacIntosh is from Melrose.

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