Questionable benefits advisers promise to help Veterans file for elder care pensions or expedite their assistance requests. For a hefty price.
LITTLE ROCK—Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, James W. Werner, Special Agent in Charge of the South Central Field Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General (VAOIG), and Matthew R. Barden, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock District Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced today the unsealing a federal indictment charging three Veterans Affairs (VA) employees with conspiring to steal prescription medications, including opioids, from the VA John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, and conspiring to distribute those drugs.
WASHINGTON – A handful of lawmakers is again making attempts to open 24 new Department of Veterans Affairs facilities across the country, some of which have been held up by Congress for two years.
EFFECTIVE March 14 Veterans Affairs will consider presumptive disability compensation to Veterans suffering from the following conditions caused by exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune, N.C., between 1953 and 1987: kidney cancer, liver cancer, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, adult leukemia, multiple myeloma, Parkinson’s disease, aplastic anemia, bladder cancer, and other myelodysplastic syndromes.
PLAINS TWP. — A new community-oriented board could be coming to the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center.
Highlights importance of bipartisan work of committee; goals for committee, VA secretary
WASHINGTON – In the first Senate Veterans Affairs Committee hearing for the 115th Congress, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., vowed that the committee will continue to work in the bipartisan fashion that has allowed for past success during Isakson’s tenure as chairman.
MADISON, Wis. — Despite reports of ongoing painkiller prescription practices and health care delivery concerns at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the scandal-plagued hospital has noted considerable improvement over the past 18 months, according to new data obtained by Wisconsin Watchdog.
BILLINGS — U.S Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., wants to know President Donald Trump’s plans for privatizing Veterans’ health care.
Willie Blakey is an Army Veteran who endured two tours of uncertainty while serving in Vietnam. More than four decades later, the Veteran still faces a life of uncertainty and a struggle.
UNION COUNTY, NJ – Honorably discharged Veterans will benefit from a new state tax cut that became effective in January 2017, reminds the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.