Hundreds of patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Wisconsin may have been infected with HIV or other diseases as a result of prohibited practices by one of its providers.
Watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste on Friday named Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald its November “Porker of the Month” for doling out bonuses to some senior executives involved in the department’s ongoing wait-times scandal.
Americans with military service backgrounds hold 14 percent of state-level offices across all 50 states, accounting for hundreds of seats on state legislatures.
Former president George W. Bush has been painting portraits of veterans who were wounded during military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Employees at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in southern Arizona were instructed to manipulate veterans’ wait times so they appeared shorter, a newly released investigation shows.
A former U.S. Marine who exposed substandard mental health care at the troubled Phoenix VA hospital two years ago says that continued care delays show how veterans’ healthcare has continued to deteriorate at the facility despite legislative efforts and leadership changes.
A 93-year-old Texas veteran voted for the first time in his life this year and wants others to do the same, according to a Texas ABC affiliate.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that he was “outraged” by the government demanding some 9,700 soldiers give back the bonuses they received for reenlisting, subsequently suspending the repayment order the same day.