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Trump Signs VA Appeals Reform Legislation

Trump Signs VA Appeals Reform Legislation

During the 99th American Legion National Convention in Reno, President Trump signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. This comes as a fulfillment of Trump’s campaign promises to reform the “broken” VA system.
The idea behind the legislation is...



VA Agent Orange Presumptive Diseases List Update

VA Agent Orange Presumptive Diseases List Update

Vietnam veterans are losing patience waiting for VA compensation for Agent Orange associated diseases. And if VA decision-makers are listening to the likes of federal official Jim Samspel, many veterans wonder whether their conditions will ever make the Agent Orange presumptive diseases...



VA Deliberately Hiding Unacceptable Patient Wait Times

VA Deliberately Hiding Unacceptable Patient Wait Times

Our nation vows to take care of its veterans, but VA hospitals continue to delay patient care appointments, in some cases long enough to result in death. Now, Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley says the Department of Veterans Affairs is trying to hide just how bad the wait times are.
When...


VA Skimps On Mental Health Budget despite OTH Discharge Expansion

VA Skimps On Mental Health Budget despite OTH Discharge Expansion

Despite deficiencies in the Department of Veteran’s Affairs recent budget proposal, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin announced he will continue to focus efforts on a new program that will expand VA mental health care to former service members with less than honorable...

VA Medical Malpractice Risk HIGH at Washington DC VA Hospital

VA Medical Malpractice Risk HIGH at Washington DC VA Hospital

Veterans who work to serve and protect our nation’s citizens deserve the highest quality medical care. Unfortunately, VA hospitals are often short-staffed and overwhelmed. Overworked physicians with less-than-optimal medical equipment and supplies may offer negligent care, or worse, create...