VA Hospital With Highly Publicized 20 Transgender Patients, Provided Very Poor Care For Other 111,000 Veterans
Government auditors released a report earlier this week showing that a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital, which paraded its program focusing on 20 transgendered patients, flunked in providing basic health care services for the remaining 111,000 Veterans.
Veterans who have drug or alcohol problems are more than twice as likely to die by suicide as their comrades, a new study finds.
FINALLY! After 8 years of our Veterans getting bad news after bad news… we have some good news for them! They will now be prohibited from ever being placed on a no-gun list by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
It was 3 a.m. on a March morning in 2013 when Roger Martin, a 64-year-old retired Veteran of the U.S. Army, had an epiphany.
Nearly three years after the scandal first broke that hundreds of Veterans had died waiting for medical treatment at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, the VA continues to operate under a cloud of doubt.
Many Veterans sacrifice comfortable, lucrative lives to protect the liberties of their home country—only to find nothing left of those former lives when they return. In the face of rising Veteran homelessness rates, due in part to inadequate medical and psychological resources, Missouri volunteers pooled their creativity, time, and money to create a community that welcomes Veterans, completely free of charge.
MIDWAY CITY – The innovative Potter’s Lane housing complex on Jackson Street is now home to the first group of homeless military Veterans who will occupy studio units built from converted shipping containers.
(Hollidaysburg) --Thirty-nine workers have been suspended at a state-run home for Veterans in central Pennsylvania for unspecified violations of policy.
We have another tragedy involving Veterans Affairs: a Navy Veteran, Paul Shuping, killed himself in the parking lot of a VA hospital in Durham, North Carolina. He used a .22 caliber rifle to end his life after being denied full benefits. Madeleine Weast at the Washington Free Beacon had more:
As she stepped up to the microphone to say her piece, it didn’t take long before Rita Santos Cruz began to choke up as she spoke about her late husband, a Veteran.