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Trump’s Mar-a-Lago buddies tried to get the VA to sell access to veterans’ medical records
A congressional investigation prompted by ProPublica’s reporting found Trump’s “Mar-a-Lago crowd,” wealthy civilians with no U.S. government or military experience, pursued a plan to monetize veterans’ medical data.
VA accused of wading into ‘culture wars’ with gender-confirmation surgery for trans vets
Politics or life-saving necessity?
The myth of the ‘dangerous veteran’ with PTSD isn’t going away, new survey shows
'I was stunned by the results.'
Here’s how veterans can get COVID-19 vaccines from the VA
What you need to know.
The VA cold-called military sexual assault survivors for a town hall meeting, re-traumatizing some in the process
"When I got this call I was driving and I had to pull over because I was crying and shaking..."
VA secretary focused on smearing woman who said she was sexually assaulted in a VA hospital, probe finds
"The evidence is replete with examples of VA senior leaders undertaking defensive actions and engaging in confrontational messaging."
Biden expected to nominate former Obama White House Chief of Staff as VA Secretary
Denis McDonough would be the second non-veteran to ever be placed in charge of the VA.
VA secretary could run the Pentagon if Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper, report says
Senior White House officials have spoken to Wilkie in the past month about the possibility that he could become defense secretary, NBC reporters Carol E. Lee and Courtney Kube first...
VA secretary dismisses mail-order prescription delays as ‘conspiracy theories’ despite his department confirming they were real
The top leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs wrote in a Wednesday op-ed that reported delays in mail-order prescription deliveries due to changes at the U.S. Postal Service amounted...
How the battle over the US Postal Service is costing veterans dearly
"The whole picture really isn't being shown with regards to how this transcends the whole veteran population who are being impacted by these delays."
How the VA is failing to track veterans burn pit claims
Just 10,588 burn-pit claims have been filed since Sept. 11, 2001, Veterans Affairs said in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from a veterans advocacy group
Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic
Many of the problems veterans face now existed long before COVID-19 arrived on U.S. shores
The VA has treated 1,300 patients with hydroxychloroquine
In April, doctors at VA itself also said hydroxychloroquine did not help COVID-19 patients and might pose a higher risk of death.
The VA is under fire for defending swastika headstones for Nazi troops buried in US national cemeteries
There are Nazi troops buried in US national cemeteries with headstones adorned with swastikas, and Veterans Affairs is taking heat for preserving the grave markers
The VA is already reviewing plans for reopening facilities to the public amid the COVID-19 pandemic
The Department of Veterans Affairs is reviewing a plan for opening its facilities to the public, Secretary Robert Wilkie said
An Atlanta man allegedly tried to sell nonexistent face masks to the VA in a $750 million scheme
An Atlanta man caught the attention of federal investigators after he allegedly tried to scam the Department of Veterans Affairs out of $750 million by offering to sell millions of...
The number of veteran deaths from COVID-19 tripled over the weekend
The number of veteran patients who have died from complications due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) tripled over the weekend from 9 to 27 deaths, according to data released by...
VA suspends military funeral honors at national cemeteries until further notice over COVID-19 outbreak
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday afternoon that it is prohibiting large burial services and suspending military funeral honors until further notice starting Monday.
The VA just reported its first veteran death from coronavirus
A military veteran from Oregon died over the weekend from the novel coronavirus, in what is the first fatal case tracked by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the first...
A call to action at the VA on sexual harassment and assault
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie allegedly sought to intentionally discredit a female veteran who reported a sexual assault at a VA medical center. This will not stand
The VA is ramping up mental health funding after a rash of parking lot suicides
The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing spending $682 million more next fiscal year on mental health issues, and ramping up funding for suicide prevention efforts by one-third, as it...
VA secretary looked for dirt on a House staffer who reported sexual assault in a VA hospital, complaint says
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie personally sought damaging information about a congressional aide who said she was sexually assaulted in a VA hospital, according to an anonymous complaint to...
An indicted Ukrainian businessman was poised to partner with the VA on medical marijuana research
A company led by Andrey Kukushkin has been talking to the federal Department of Veterans Affairs about a five-year medical-marijuana research agreement to study treatment for cancers.
The number of homeless veterans in the US has declined by half in the last decade
The number of homeless veterans in the United States has declined by just over 50 percent in the last decade, according to government data
Former VA Secretary David Shulkin says Trump’s ‘shadow rulers’ threatened treatment for veterans
David Shulkin ran the nation's largest health system under two presidents, but he wouldn't support a proposal from President Donald Trump's 'shadow rulers' of the VA to put all of...