Military-Veterans Health Matters

June 13, 2016
VA Administrator William Montague

Ohio VA Administrator Sentenced to Prison on Corruption Charges

Ohio VA Administrator Sentenced to Prison on Corruption Charges Former Ohio VA Administrator William Montague received a 57 month prison sentence from a Federal Judge in […]
June 10, 2016
Suicide

Enlisted soldiers at highest risk of suicide soon after

Enlisted soldiers at highest risk of suicide soon after joining By Nancy Montgomery Stars and Stripes Published: June 9, 2016 Active-duty enlisted soldiers were at greatest […]
June 7, 2016
Todd Nicely, Wounded Warrior

The VA Told Wounded Warrior To ‘Call Back When You’re Less Irate,’

So, a wounded warrior, quadruple amputee, veteran of Afghanistan calls the VA Crisis Hot-Line and is told to call back when he was “less Irate”? The […]
June 5, 2016
Veterans Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

First on CNN: Phoenix VA director could return to job

Sharon Helman, the former Director of the Veteran’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, recently plead guilty to practices which led to the death of more than 30 […]
June 4, 2016
Senator Michael Bennet

Congressmen to VA: Where did $1.1 billion go for Aurora hospital?

Congressmen to VA-The Chair of the US House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Jeff Miller, again goes after the Veterans Administration and is joined by other Congressmen, […]
June 4, 2016
Drew Winkler, Iraq Veteran

‘Maybe they’ll listen now that he’s dead’

 ‘Maybe they’ll listen now that he’s dead’: Crestview family grieves loss of 26-year-old Iraq War veteran By KELLY HUMPHREY Posted Jun. 1, 2016 at 5:33 PM CRESTVIEW […]
June 3, 2016
Tomah Veterans Hospital

Senate investigation finds ‘systemic’ failures at VA

Senate investigation finds ‘systemic’ failures at VA watchdog Donovan Slack, USA TODAY12:26 a.m. EDT May 31, 2016 WASHINGTON — A Senate investigation of poor health care at a […]
June 2, 2016
Veterans Administration

Legal settlements at Veterans Affairs more than tripled since 2011

Many attorneys will offer that nothing will fix a problem like a good law suit. While that may have some impact, clearly the impact is very […]
May 30, 2016
Jose Oliva, Vietnam Veteran

VA Cops Attack 71-Year-Old Vietnam Veteran for Walking Through Metal Detector Without Showing ID

VA Cops Attack 71-Year-Old Vietnam Veteran for Walking Through Metal Detector Without Showing ID VA Cops-A video surfaced this Memorial Day weekend showing police officers wrapping […]
May 28, 2016
Kyle Rahn. Iraq veteran

Iraq vet says the VA dropped him from recovery program

Iraq vet loses caregiver services! The same VARO that gave you the Phoenix fiasco which resulted in the deaths of more than 30 veterans due to […]
May 27, 2016
Army medicine

Army Medicine works to increase unit readiness

Increase in readiness, decrease in numbers: The Army is once again tasked with force reduction mandates and the impetus to discharge soldiers derives of both fiscal […]
May 26, 2016
Mental Illness

Living with a mental illness

Living with a mental illness Source: Living with a mental illness MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AFNS) — Defective. Weak. Soft. Broken. Crazy. Compromised. Unfit. Career-ending.These […]