Not only do citizens need to be informed about candidates on their election ballots, but veterans especially need to know where national candidates stand on the debate over their healthcare. Veterans issues are a hot topic in Senate races across the country in states like Wisconsin, North Dakota and Montana. Voters in in these states, […]
There is an ongoing debate in Washington over VA privatization and the extent to which private healthcare should be an option for veterans seeking care. Unfortunately, those on both sides of the debate seem to have retreated to their own respective sides when it comes the veterans’ healthcare. So what are the arguments for and […]
When you think of big election turnouts, who do you think makes up the vast majority? Millennials? Baby Boomers? The actual answer is veterans. Veterans vote. What do you think motivates veterans to vote? One word: healthcare. According to a survey conducted by Veterans Action Network in June 2017, veterans are most concerned with America’s […]
Recently fired VA Secretary David Shulkin’s legacy at the Department can be summed up as a mixed bag. On one hand, meaningful reforms have been made in the areas of VA transparency and expansion of heath care access for veterans. Unfortunately, the events leading up to Shulkin’s firing on March 28, 2018 resembled the countless […]
VA Screws Up, Tells Veterans to Pay Up In the past few months, we’ve examined VA scandals ranging from secret patient waiting lists and over-prescription of painkillers at VA hospitals. Now there is a new issue emerging at the Department of Veterans Affairs. It turns out that the VA has been overpaying benefits to many veterans across the country. […]
Alexandria, VA- It’s been three years since reports first surfaced about the tremendous level of corruption at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Reports of exceedingly long wait times at hospitals that resulted in the deaths of veterans came out daily. Unfortunately, V.A. corruption scandals have slipped from the headlines, but the problems persist. We’ve done […]
Earlier last month yet another bomb dropped in the Tomah VA Scandal. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D – Wisc.) spent nearly $90,000 on damage control services from one of Hillary Clinton’s top “political fixers” in 2015, when abuses at the Tomah VA medical center led to the death of a Marine.
Recently Kara Frame joined Veterans and VAN at Higherground in Wisconsin for the screening of her documentary, I Will Go Back Tonight.
Alcohol and the military have long been paired together, as drinking is one hallmarks of military bonding.
It’s no surprise that large building projects—hospitals, office buildings, or even a home—can be delayed and over budget.