Category Archives: Veterans Benefits or Issues
The website USMemorialDay.org has an interesting section on the history of Memorial Day. As we pause today to honor our deceased veterans, the history of this day is important. This is the opening section of the Web page: Memorial Day, originally … Continue reading
On this day, if not on every day, please thank a veteran for keeping you free.
With 20 veterans committing suicide each day, this behavior by VA employees is absolutely shameless. The opening paragraphs from a CBS article: More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line … Continue reading
NBC Nightly News reported that in an “outrageous affront” to American World War II veterans, a congressional study found that of the more than 4,000 veterans who say they were “intentionally exposed to mustard gas in secret experiments,” the “VA rejected … Continue reading
The Dallas Morning News ran a disturbing story yesterday about deaths and injuries at the localVA hospital. Here are the opening paragraphs: In one case, a patient died after being baptized in a spinal cord-injury pool. In others, a patient and employee died … Continue reading
This is just pathetic. According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, the VA has been changing records in their computer system to make it appear the wait times for medical appointments are shorter. Why won’t the department just … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal reports that a group of military veterans who have waited for more than a year for the review of their disability claims argue they are being denied the basic American right of bringing class-action lawsuits to redress grievances. … Continue reading
On this day, please thank a veteran for keeping you free.
If a recent story at Stripes.com is true, it’s a shocking indictment of the way the Department of Veterans Affairs is being run. Our veterans have to put up with enough trouble from the VA already, and they certainly don’t need … Continue reading