This April 1, 2015 photo shows the Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility in North Las Vegas.
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VA Is Still A ‘High Risk’ For Mismanagement And Waste, Government Report Says
The Government Accountability Office first designated the VA a high risk in 2015, and says not enough improvement has been made to change that.
On Thursday, October 9, 2014, VA Secretary Bob McDonald held a Town Hall employee meeting at VA Central Office in Washington, D.C.
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McDonald ‘Stopped The Bleeding’ At The VA, But Was That Enough?
McDonald started his tenure during a scandal that continues to dog the agency’s reputation, even as many improvements have taken shape.
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kevin Grabowsky, 20th Equipment Maintenance Squadron kisses his wife’s pregnant tummy after returning from deployment, April 25, 2013, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
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VA Will Finally Cover Assisted-Reproduction Technology For Service-Related Injuries
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) stewarded legislation to remove a ban that has been in place since the 1990s.
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Most Doctors Outside VA Lack Training To Handle Vets’ Health Issues
There are plenty of problems in the veteran health care system, but it’s not clear care is better outside it.
Vietnam veteran Robert Kent pays his respects during prayer at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Day Eve Candlelight Ceremony in Honolulu, May 29, 2016.
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Majority Of Veteran Suicides Are 50 And Older And We Don’t Know Why
These are deeply disturbing statistics, especially for the Vietnam cohort.
Iraq war veteran and former Marine infantryman Sean Barney is running for Congress for the state of Delaware.
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In His Run For Congress, This Iraq War Vet Isn’t Running From PTSD
Marine veteran Sean Barney talks about his run for Congress, his military service, and the role of veterans in politics.
Taking it back: Help prevent prescription abuse
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The Army Doesn’t Consistently Track Meds For PTSD, Report Finds
When it comes to prescription drugs, the Army needs to make some changes in its bookkeeping. It needs to start.
A sculpture portrays a wounded soldier being helped on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.
Veterans Benefits
How VA Privatization Can Improve Veterans’ Health Care
Privatizing the Veterans Health Administration would give vets the same options in health care as every insured American.
A tractor goes by the American flag flying on the first day of the Half Century of Progress Show at the Rantoul National Aviation Center Airport in Rantoul, Illinois, Aug. 25, 2011.
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Rural Veterans In Need Of Care Face Uncertainty, Isolation
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan living in rural areas face unique challenges when trying to receive care through the VA. Is enough being done to help them?