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...
"We must have a plan to keep vets safe but also keep claims moving forward.”
Vulnerable veterans worry they are at risk when going to VA medical facilities because of coronavirus cases.
Former Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin says that the department isn't doing enough to protect its healthcare workers — and that could have dire consequences as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Advocates demand that the Department of Veterans Affairs act quickly to help veterans protect their benefits and health.
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.
"I am dependent upon them for my life, and I really can't depend on them."
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie, just fired his deputy, James Byrne.
''After all that you've given, the last thing you should be doing is fighting the very country that you gave so much to. It makes no sense.'
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