By Steve Doty | 07/10/14 02:01 PM
Twenty-two veterans die each day in the United States by suicide. On Thursday, Congressman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., introduced new legislation to combat the alarming numbers.
By Matthew Daly | 07/09/14 07:58 AM
A top official at the Veterans Affairs Department says he is sorry that VA employees have suffered retaliation after making complaints about poor patient care, long wait times and other problems.
By Mark Flatten | 07/07/14 09:03 PM
Hefty performance bonuses were paid last year to 64 VA medical directors who oversaw hospitals, including some where patient wait lists were falsified and preventable patient deaths occurred.
By Ashe Schow | 07/07/14 02:26 PM
By Becket Adams | 07/06/14 01:01 PM
The nationâ€™s leading media outlets may have moved on from covering the many problems that continue to plague the Department of Veterans Affairs, but U.S. vets are still following the scandal closely, according to a recent Gallup report.
07/03/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has reached out to nearly 140,000 veterans in the past two months to get them off waiting lists and into clinics for medical appointments. Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson revealed the number Thursday as the VA released new audit...
07/02/14 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief medical inspector for the Department of Veterans Affairs has retired, following a report that his office downplayed whistleblower complaints outlining serious problems at VA facilities across the country, acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson said Wednesday. Dr. John R....
07/02/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Robert McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department. Veterans groups worry that the longtime corporate executive, nominated by...
By Michelle Malkin | 07/02/14 10:56 AM
The Veterans Affairs' mouthpieces are preoccupied with covering their ample bureaucratic backsides, withholding data, monitoring critics, fending off watchdogs and running constant interference for their corrupt, negligent agency.
By Becket Adams | 07/01/14 09:24 AM
Gallup reported this week that Americans now have more confidence in the police and the military than they do in the three branches of the U.S. government â€" which is not exactly a healthy place to be in a constitutional republic.
06/30/14 11:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency. A former Army captain, McDonald would bring a blend of...
By Brian Hughes | 06/30/14 06:27 PM
President Obama's reason for tapping a former soap and diaper salesman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs is rather simple. "Bob [McDonald] is an expert at making organizations better,” Obama said Monday, when announcing his unorthodox selection to take over the embattled agency....
By Monica Perez | 06/30/14 04:36 PM
Allowing veterans to seek health care at private hospitals does not mean the long wait lists they face at Department of Veterans Affairs facilities will disappear.
By Steve Doty | 06/30/14 07:19 AM
President Obama is set to tap Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs today. McDonald is a former executive of Procter and Gamble, having worked for the company from July 2009 to July 2013. Recently, President Obama accepted the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
By Brian Hughes | 06/30/14 08:02 AM
President Obama will unveil his pick Monday to lead the problem-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs, tapping a former chief executive at Procter & Gamble to tackle deadly lapses in medical care at the overwhelmed agency. The unorthodox selection of Bob McDonald, who most recently served...
By Byron York | 07/23/14
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