The Department of Veterans Affairs medical center on Long Island that was the site of a veteran suicide earlier this week has a history of failings and shortcomings.
Federal authorities are investigating the suicide of a 76-year-old veteran who fatally shot himself in the parking lot of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island, according to Suffolk County police.
Two veterans groups on Friday backed Rep. Vern Buchanan (R., Fla.) in his effort to halt the Department of Veterans Affairs’ spending on high-end artwork.
The Department of Veterans Affairs spent nearly $300,000 on televisions that have sat unused in storage for more than two years.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent more than $408 million to install solar panels on its medical facilities in recent years, despite many of the projects experiencing significant delays and some of the systems not becoming operational at all.
Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee Jeff Miller (R., Fla.) is threatening to subpoena the Department of Veterans Affairs after the agency has refused to answer questions over frivolous spending on artwork for over nine months.
Twenty U.S. military veterans commit suicide every single day, according to new data from the Department of Veterans Affairs released Thursday.
The Senate’s version of the PAWS Act was introduced in a bipartisan effort to extend Veterans Affairs treatments to cover service dogs on Wednesday.
The independent commission tasked with examining the Department of Veterans Affairs network of medical facilities will call for more private options in the government’s provision of health care to veterans and the formation of a new board of directors to oversee a ‘far-reaching’ transformation of the system.