Cholangiocarcinoma - a nasty little parasite from raw or undercooked fish showed up in at least 700 veterans over the past 15 years and a little less than half ever filed a claim for it. The VA rejected most of them in what was described as a haphazard way.Veterans Affairs say they are studying it, but sadly if they were to make it presumptive by the time that happens, most … [Read more...] about Vietnam: The War That Keeps On Killing
As some of you may know there are 3 kinds of lies, lies, damn lies and statistics and the VA uses them all.Once again we can thank a whistleblower for bring this to our attention.Even with CHOICE in place due to the VA creating fake wait lists to make their numbers look better than they were and damn the veterans who suffer.It continues at the Denver Veterans … [Read more...] about VA Inspector General: Improper wait list used for Colorado vets’ mental health care
Personal stories from veterans, historical and political analysis from scholars and elected officials. This should be an interesting and hopefully unflinching look at the organization that was created to "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan."I've been in the VA system since 1991 and it has been anything but smooth, I imagine … [Read more...] about PBS Documentary – VA: The Human Cost of War – A history from the beginning
In 2016 medical the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery received 2 stars and the Gulf Coast VA received one start. In 2017 it remains the same. There are veterans that will tell you they receive excellent care and there are veterans who receive awful care. We must put more weight to the veterans whose care is subpar no matter how excellent it may be for other veterans. You are only as … [Read more...] about VA concealed mistakes and misdeeds by staff members entrusted with caring for veterans.
The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on rural health care issues affecting Veterans. The Committee examines Programs and policies that impact the delivery of VA rural health care to Veterans and discusses ways to improve and enhance VA access to rural health care services for Veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice … [Read more...] about Veterans Rural Health Advisory Committee; (Amended) Notice of Meeting