Accusations Dogs Were “Intentionally Injured, Killed” During Medical Testing at McGuire Veteran’s Hospital
We’ve all heard of the issues plaguing VA Hospitals around the country since news broke in 2014 of a massive VA scandal under then U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.
Every month since June 2009, Tad Steckler has received a disability benefits check from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Steckler retired from the Army at age 40 as a master sergeant with a Soldier’s Medal for heroism, and he’d built a new life on the foundation of his checks. The money covered rent on a three-bedroom home in Nebraska that he shared with his wife and her two daughters and the lease on the family’s Nissan Leaf electric car. It was all part of the agreement he’d made with the government when he enlisted out of high school: In exchange for his service, he’d be taken care of.
After 21 years of military service, retired Army Maj. David Bass’ freedom and health are currently at the mercy of Texas state government.
There's yet another crisis brewing over the government's services to our Veterans, and this one literally involves life and death.
WASHINGTON - Ringing ears remind Texas resident Roger L. Perales of the war that’s still within him.
WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for Veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.
The Inspector General for the Department of Veterans Affairs released a report Monday which found needed improvements to a suicide hotline for Veterans have not been made. The report said many Veterans who called the hotline were being routed to overflow call centers and some were being placed in a queue for up to 30 minutes waiting for their call to be answered.
Jeff Dudan is CEO and founder of Advantaclean, a maintenance company that removes mold and cleans up things like water damage. It’s certainly not a glamorous job for many of the company’s workers, who have remove things like rat and insect droppings on a daily basis.
Legislation was introduced in both the House and the Senate this week to make it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct or poor performance.
The House has unanimously passed legislation designed to speed up the hiring of doctors and nurses at the Department of Veterans Affairs
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has unanimously passed legislation designed to speed up the hiring of doctors and nurses at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The vote was 412-0.