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. […]
The rankings are in and once again there are major discrepancies in Veterans’ quality of life around the United States. While there are many U.S. cities that deserve praise for how well they help maintain a high quality of life for America’s Veterans, cities like Austin and Colorado Springs, many other locations have veteran populations […]
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 […]
Veterans are unfairly judged because of uneducated views about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
The United States is not the only country fighting for the safety and care of Veterans. Nearly every ally of America faces similar challenges when their men and women return home from combat or military life.
A couple of years ago, a chilling statistic made the rounds on the Internet: 88% of veterans who attended a higher education institution through the Post-9/11 GI Bill, dropped out within the first year.
Evidence is beginning to mount that the VA and those attempting to provide much-needed services for our former women in uniform are failing. Sadly, forgetting to recognize the service of women in the military is nothing new.
The words “Veteran” and “homeless” don’t seem like worthy companions.
You would think that obtaining unemployment information would be easier now that just about everything can be done online with a smartphone or tablet.