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Veterans groups to Wilkie: Drop dead
"Trust is lost and our veterans cannot wait until January 20, 2021, for a leadership change."
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."
Wilkie says bigger VA budget is proof Trump backs veterans and troops
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie cited increased spending and support for veterans and troops Sunday as a defense against allegations President Donald Trump routinely disparaged the military and called those who fell in battle "losers" and "suckers"
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 revealed on Monday.
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 to little more than "conspiracy theories,” despite his agency confirming those deliveries have recently been delayed on average by roughly 25 percent
VA secretary reverses course on removing Nazi headstones from veteran cemeteries
"It is understandably upsetting to our Veterans and their families to see Nazi inscriptions near those who gave their lives for this nation"
VA secretary says removing Nazi headstones from veterans cemeteries would ‘erase’ history
"Erasing these headstones, removes them from memory, and as we continue to study the Holocaust, the last thing any Holocaust scholar wants to do is erase that memory," Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie told House lawmakers on Thursday.
Trump, Esper, and Wilkie didn’t wear masks while meeting with WWII veterans despite COVID-19 threat
President Donald Trump and military and veterans affairs leaders did not wear masks during a Friday ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of VE-Day despite the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
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
The VA is supposed to reimburse vets through ‘community care,’ but they’re behind on 2.5 million payments
“Failure to pay the providers who support this critical network of services to our veterans is unacceptable.”
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
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 the House committee the woman works for
The deputy secretary of the VA was just fired ‘due to a loss of confidence’
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, just fired his deputy, James Byrne.
Secretary Robert Wilkie called an allegation of sexual assault at the VA ‘unsubstantiated.’ Investigators say it’s not.
"Reaching a decision to close the investigation with no criminal charges does not mean that the underlying allegation is unsubstantiated."
The VA failed to track a vet’s home care appointments. Then his foot became infected, and his leg had to be amputated
Social workers at an Indianapolis VA hospital were told not to track home care visits with patients, and then a veteran's care went overlooked, his foot became infected, and he had to have it amputated.
VA Chief Robert Wilkie is reportedly lobbying to be the next Defense Secretary
Robert Wilkie has reportedly tossed his name into the hat to replace James Mattis as secretary of Defense, according to the Washington Post.
Purple Heart recipients will move to front of line for VA claims, Wilkie says
Purple Heart recipients will soon take priority in the queue for Department of Veterans Affairs claims adjudication, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie announced Tuesday
VA Chief Slams Union Reps For Playing The ‘Veteran As Victim’ Card
Robert Wilkie fired back at a union representative who claimed the government shutdown would lead to veteran suicide.
VA Secretary Pulls Out Of Speaking Gig For Student Veterans
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie will no longer attend the Student Veterans of America National Conference on Thursday,...
The VA Hospital In DC Was Reportedly Using Rusty Surgical Tools And Water Full Of Bacteria
The persistence of serious problems endangering America's veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC has...
He’s A Service Member And Child Of A War-Wounded Vet. Can He Succeed As The Next VA Chief?
The son of a soldier wounded during the Vietnam War, he claims he was born in “khaki diapers.” Now, former...
Trump To Nominate Of Robert Wilkie For Veterans Affairs Secretary
President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Robert Wilkie, the current acting VA secretary, to oversee the Department of...
New Pentagon Policy: Deployable In 12 Months Or You’re Out
Facing enormous demand around the globe and a slump in military retention, the Pentagon on Wednesday introduced a new policy...
Pentagon Leaders Looking To Make Changes To PCS Frequency Within The Military
A top Pentagon official believes the U.S. military is moving closer to a new way of doing business that would...