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When Anthony McCann opened a thick manila envelope from the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, he expected to find his own medical records inside.
A group of veterans who have each waited more than a year to have disability claims reviewed say they are being denied a right granted to most Americans—the ability to team up and bring class-action lawsuits to fight grievances.
They fought for us -- now it's our turn to fight for them. That's what Five Star Veterans Centersays needs to be done to help veterans fend off homelessness.
VA announced today that it plans to propose expanded disability compensation eligibility for Veterans exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System will soon become the fourth in the country with special clinic hours for transgender veterans, those who were born male but identify as female, or vice versa.
Like the entire GOP presidential field, Marco Rubio’s plans for our country’s veterans are backwards and out-of-touch. In advance of his proposal to privatize the Department of Veterans Affairs tomorrow, Congressman Ruben Gallego and Iowa Democratic Party Vice Chair Danny Homan held a press call discussing how Rubio will offer no ideas.
Senior leaders with the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System say they're looking for feedback from veterans.
When I first met Shaun Tullar, he was locked up in the Vista Detention Facility in San Diego County, Calif.
Robert Shuster of Hudson stood up Saturday at a public meeting with the Department of Veterans Affairs and federal scientists studying the health effects of polluted drinking at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday expanded the pool of veterans who can use the new Choice Program to get care at private hospitals and clinics, as the troubled department moved to firmly embrace the reforms Congress passed last year to clean up the wait-list scandal.
Two senior Department of Veterans Affairs officials accused of scamming the hiring system in the agency for financial gain were demoted Friday, the VA said in a statement released late in the day.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will unveil a wide-reaching plan to Congress Wednesday to merge and expand its unwieldy networks of private doctors, an acknowledgment that the government cannot address a surging demand from veterans for medical care alone.
Just when you thought the VA couldn't swim any deeper into the cesspool of crime, corruption and retaliation, they plunged to even lower depths when they issued a falsified arrest citation to “Mr. Patriot” (Ted Hayes) for hanging two American Flags on the front fence outside the VA’s National Veterans Home and then forcefully removed and confiscated them as “evidence.”
The Department of Veterans Affairs doled out more than $142 million in bonuses to executives and employees for performance in 2014 even as scandals over veterans' health care and other issues racked the agency.
Veterans Day is observed on November 11, 2015, and not only are people across the nation trying to find out what’s open and what’s closed on the federal holiday, veterans and active members of the U.S. Military are wondering where they get get a free or discounted meal on Wednesday.
Mike Rieker, a 69-year-old Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, relies on his Veterans Affairs benefits to get him through the month.
Donald Trump, never one to do anything small, on Saturday chose one of the largest battleships the Navy has ever built to roll out his plan to “make the VA great again.”
Under the apparent orders of top VA officials, VA police issued a deceptive arrest citation and confiscated the American Flags of Veteran whistleblower Bob Rosebrock at the Old Veterans Guard’s 397th consecutive Sunday Rally to “Save Our Veterans Land” and to “Bring Our Homeless Veterans HOME.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders touted his record on veterans' issues during Tuesday's debate, citing his position as the former chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs when Congress provided billions of extra dollars to boost healthcare for veterans last year.
President Obama is nominating Michael Missal, a Washington attorney who specializes in government enforcement and internal investigations, to be the new chief watchdog at the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has announced $12.8 million in renewal funding through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program to 20 community agencies that currently provide transitional housing with supportive services for homeless veterans under the Transition in Place (TIP) model.
The VA bureaucrats under direct supervision of VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and in collusion with Los Angeles City and Neighborhood Council officials, hijacked a well-conceived plan by the Old Veterans Guard, Vietnam Veterans of America, Region 9, and Justiceville USA for an emergency Skid Row Humanitarian Relief Crusade and "Search and Rescue" mission for homeless Veterans.
Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the award of $4 million in renewal funding offered through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program to 21 community agencies that currently provide enhanced services for homeless veterans with special needs.
A recently released 11-minute documentary film produced by an Iraqi War Marine Combat Veteran offers a revealing and shameful history of the massive land-fraud scandal at the most corrupt VA in the nation that exiled thousands of war-injured Veterans and forces them to live homeless and hungry in Skid Row and back-alley squalor while wealthy non-Veteran special interest groups have taken over.
oon after VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced they would not be able to end Veteran homelessness in Los Angeles by the end of the year as promised, it was rumored they were spotted at a local drinking establishment celebrating.
300,000 murders, thousands of suspects and no arrests
Recently, members of Congress were notified that the VA discovered unbilled copay amounts for inpatient care provided to veterans over a five-year period.
I want to educate Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, my fellow veterans and the general public about Senate Bill 1082, the VA Accountability Act, and the scorn that is being unjustifiably heaped on the rank-and-file employees of Veterans Affairs facilities.
A Virginia executive was convicted by a federal jury on 14 counts related to providing things of value to the former director of the Cleveland and Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center in exchange for confidential information about VA construction projects, law enforcement officials said.
The Los Angeles VA shredded veterans’ benefit claims without ever processing them, the department’s inspector general said in a report Tuesday that suggests the problems exposed last year continue.
Looking to steady his presidential bid that seems to be stumbling, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is pitching an overhaul of how the country treats veterans as he campaigns Monday in South Carolina.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers.
Somedays the Department of Veterans Affairs catches more criticism than any other federal agency.