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Rep. Madison Cawthorn decided that a hearing on burn pits was a good time to clean his firearm
When asked about it his spokesman reportedly said, "What could possibly be more patriotic than guns and veterans?”
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 investigating employee accused of posting medical information about vet’s genital surgery online as a joke
The employee has been removed from a position with access to veterans' records “for the foreseeable future” and an investigation is underway.
All veterans and their spouses can get vaccinated at the VA. Here’s how
Let's break it down, Barney-style.
Air Force vet who posed as Marine and tried to get rich off of COVID-19 relief efforts pleads guilty to fraud
Opinion: Veterans who stormed the Capitol should lose their federal benefits
Those who dared to enter the building by force or threat of violence should have every one of their federal benefits stripped immediately.
A VA hospital worker stole medical equipment needed for COVID-19 patients and sold it on eBay
What a dick.
Two Nazi headstones removed from veteran cemetery in Texas
"Clearly, it took a long time for this to happen."
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.
Veteran died hours after 2 calls to suicide hotline went unheeded, Inspector General finds
A veteran died on the Fourth of July 2018 after two calls to the suicide hotline went unheeded.
The VA to be investigated following ‘staggering’ reports of racism and discrimination, lawmakers say
At the urging of lawmakers, the federal government is launching an investigation into reports of widespread racism at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
VA secretary says new program will help fund suicide prevention services
Wilkie did not have specific dollar figures, but he said the program is tailored to reach rural communities.
‘Why is this happening?’ — Mysterious seizures haunt Marines a decade after their deployment
"You never know whether someone has been deployed in an area where there’s some kind of exposure to infection or to a toxin."
New legislation would expand VA healthcare for service members exposed to burn pits, toxic substances
On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs unanimously passed legislation to reform how the Department of Veterans Affairs provides care to service members who face toxic exposure.
After gridlock nearly derailed veteran suicide prevention legislation, House and Senate committees got it together and compromised
Facing the possibility that no veteran suicide laws would pass by the end of the legislative calendar, the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees reached an agreement.
Hack at Veterans Affairs agency exposes personal information of roughly 46,000 veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday that roughly 46,000 veterans had their personal information, like social security numbers, exposed in a data breach.
VA didn’t tell Navy vet about HIV diagnosis for 20 years, lawsuit says
'I looked at the patient and asked him who was his infectious disease doctor, and patient stated he did not have one.'
Millions of veterans are still waiting for their pre-COVID VA appointments to get rescheduled
"They've canceled probably 10 appointments on me ... they won't let people in the hospital, only if you are on death's door."
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
Back from the brink: 4 veterans who beat COVID-19 tell their stories
Four veterans over the age of 65, and each with underlying conditions that made them susceptible to COVID-19, share their stories of what it took to beat the virus.
Ex-VA nursing assistant pleads guilty to killing 7 veterans with fatal doses of insulin
A former nursing assistant at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with killing seven veteran patients by giving them lethal doses of insulin, according to court documents that were unsealed Tuesday
Woman who faked her own death after she got caught defrauding the VA out of $300,000 is headed to prison
A woman who staged her own death to avoid going to prison for bilking the Department of Veterans Affairs out of almost $300,000 is very much alive, and very much headed to prison.
New report blasts leadership of Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, where 76 vets died of COVID-19
"These are people who fought for our country and I want to see them get some kind of justice.”