Featured by Christopher Quinn, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The MISSION Act was supposed to speed up health care for vets. In Georgia, the wait keeps growing
"I am dependent upon them for my life, and I really can't depend on them."
The VA’s whistleblower protection office had one job and failed miserably at it, OIG report finds
"It was very clear to all of us who were whistleblowers that [OAWP] was not a watchdog. It existed for the purpose of exterminating whistleblowers"
A Vietnam vet found covered in ant bites is forcing the Atlanta VA to finally reckon with years of dangerous practices
In the last two years alone, employees at the Atlanta VA Medical Center filed 288 complaints with the VA inspector general, 43 of them alleging whistleblower retaliation, others alleging abuse of authority and regulation violations.
VA reassigns 9 officials after Vietnam vet found covered in ants at Atlanta VAMC
"His room had ants, the ceiling, the walls, the beds. They were everywhere. The staff member says to me, 'When we walked in here, we thought Mr. Marrable was dead. We thought he wasn't even alive, because the ants were all over him"
Veteran suicides draw new attention after deaths outside VA facilities
The latest deaths renew questions about whether the VA, criticized and investigated for failing to provide timely or sufficient help to veterans, is doing enough to solve the problem.