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Accusations Dogs Were “Intentionally Injured, Killed” During Medical Testing at McGuire Veteran’s Hospital

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Dogs Killed at McGuire VA

 

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.

Indebted

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Indebted

 

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.

VA Urges 'Hiring Surge' to Reduce Veterans' Appeals Backlog

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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.

VA Inspector General: Suicide hotline left some Veterans on hold up to 30 minutes

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Call Back Log

 

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.

Undercover Boss Discovers Worker Is A Vet, Then Sits Down To Reveal His Identity

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Worker is Vet

 

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.

The House has unanimously passed legislation designed to speed up the hiring of doctors and nurses at the Department of Veterans Affairs

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Legislation Update

 

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.

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