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The Department of Veterans Affairs terminated D.C. VA medical center director Brian Hawkins as of July 28 after initially just removing him from his position. Hawkins was fired because he failed to provide “effective leadership” at the facility, according to a release from the VA on Tuesday evening. A report Tuesday
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A transition official a part of GOP President-elect Donald Trump’s team ratcheted up tensions with veterans’ groups Wednesday after the official said Trump is thinking about moves to privatize at least part of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Such a bold move is opposed not only by most veterans’ advocacy
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Vietnam Veterans of America is calling on Facebook and Twitter to work with the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs to fight counterfeit veterans’ advocacy pages on Facebook spreading fake news. In the wake of a report from The Washington Post bringing attention to a new study showing that Russian-linked propaganda
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The US Department of Veterans Affairs has come under scrutiny over the past decade, especially following what took place in 2014 at the Phoenix VA with long waiting lists and veterans dying from not getting the care they needed and deserved.  Now, it looks as if about 100 veterans have
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A bill to give Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin authority to quickly fire incompetent employees faces a major battle in the Senate, although it has his backing and has already passed the House. Shulkin came out in favor of the legislation after realizing he couldn’t immediately fire an employee caught
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On Wednesday, the House was preparing to vote on a number of bills, including one that would reverse the Obama administration’s previous attacks on the rights of America’s veterans to keep and bear arms.  I’m happy to report that the bill passed, along with another bill that seeks greater accountability
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On Thursday, the House of Representatives will consider a bill that will restore the rights of over quarter of our nation’s veterans to keep and bear arms that were illegally infringed upon during the Obama administration. HR 1181, the Veterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act, will head to the floor of
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Thousands of people are furious at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after a former Marine posted pictures on Facebook depicting two elderly veterans in pain being completely ignored by hospital staff. A former Marine veteran and his wife posted photos of two veterans struggling in the waiting room of
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Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin said Thursday that he supports veterans receiving care from the private sector if that care is superior to the care offered by the VA. Pete Hegseth, once himself a candidate for the position of secretary of the VA, sat down with Shulkin
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While we know the Office of Veteran’s Affairs has been embroiled in scandals for at least two years while America’s veterans are waiting for treatments and dying. All the while, there have been attempts to cover it up. However, in the midst of this, it has come to light that
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