Military-Veterans Health Matters

May 25, 2016
Veteran's Administration

OIG Monthly Highlights

OIG Monthly Highlights Source: OIG Monthly Highlights Read about our top reports and investigations in April 2016 CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY Larry M. Reinkemeyer, Assistant Inspector General for […]
May 24, 2016
VA Secretary Robert McDonald

VA secretary: Disney doesn’t measure wait times, so why should VA?

VA secretary: Disney doesn’t measure wait times, so why should VA? By SARAH WESTWOOD (@SARAHCWESTWOOD) • 5/23/16 10:59 AM Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald on Monday […]
May 20, 2016
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

What to know about brain injury, prevention

Traumatic Brain Injury has been called the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Estimates of the numbers of soldiers with a TBI vary […]
May 17, 2016
Bob McDonald

Despite $10B Fix, Veterans Are Waiting

10 billion dollars shelled out and veterans still waiting: Just this week, the former director of the Phoenix Veteran’s Hospital was sentenced for her role in […]
May 14, 2016
Veteran's Administration

Review of VA’s Compliance With Improper Payments

And here we go once again: Review of practices by the Veterans Administration, wide levels of non-compliance, indicative of systemic waste, as well as, gross and […]
May 13, 2016
U.S. Navy

Mental Health Month Addresses Stigma

Mental Health Month Addresses Stigma in Military Community   Source: Mental Health Month Addresses Stigma in Military Community By By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class(SW/AW) Kristina […]
May 12, 2016
US House Vets Affairs

Miller Statement on Newly Released VA IG Wait-Time Manipulation

Miller Statement on Newly Released VA IG Wait-Time Manipulation Reports APR 8, 2016 Today, Chairman Miller released the following statement regarding newly released Department of Veterans […]
May 11, 2016
VA Opiates

Miller Applauds House Passage Of VA Opioid Legislation

In the wake of the over medication on scandals that have rocked the VA system, in particular the well-publicized problems at the Tomah, Wisconsin VAMC, it was […]
May 8, 2016
SFC Robert Donavan

To hell and back: NCO hopes his own story will inspire

This is a very inspiring story from an NCO who suffered in a private Hell. All too often, when soldiers have come forward, struggling, with mental […]
May 5, 2016
Veteran's Administration

Improving the Veteran’s Experience through MyVA Communities

This is a good plan of action. One point of concern would be that a percentage of localized veteran review boards should be rotated for leaving […]
May 3, 2016
Kayla Williams

VA selects new Director of the Center for Women Veterans

Source: VA selects new Director of the Center for Women Veterans ********** START PAGE TITLE ********** VA selects new Director of the Center for Women Veterans […]
May 3, 2016
They earned it.

Review of Alleged Data Manipulation of Appealed Claims

Yet another instance of a VARO’s manipulation of claims to the detriment of veterans awaiting processing of their disability compensation. Of course, no apparent punitive action […]