N.Y., dozens of protesters took to the streets this past weekend to demand that Shulkin use the money Congress appropriated to the agency to hire more workers.
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A shortage of anesthesiologists at Denver’s veterans hospital – despite salary offers reaching as high as $400,000 a yea
Bonnie Walton called Heather Ehle first. She needed someone who would understand but wasn’t too close. She needed someone who could help her find a way to tell her four sons that their father had killed himself.
Members of Congress from Virginia say chronic late payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs to doctors are jeopardizing care for the state’s aging veteran population.
Following repeated last-minute requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs for billions of dollars to keep a private care access program running, lawmakers have introduced legislation to crack down on how the agency comes calling for more money.
A chance meeting at the corner of Martin and Queen streets in downtown Martinsburg between two veterans spurred a new program that turns homeless vets into homeowners.
When Greg Stegall left the Navy at 30 years old, he found himself utterly adrift: a single dad with no degree, no clear plans for the future and a short résumé in a down job market.
As congressional debate over the future of the Veterans Choice Program is set to heat up again in the next few weeks, the American Federation of Government Employees is suggesting that lawmakers, veterans service organizations and the VA itself shift the conversation.
One of the promises we make members of the military is that in exchange for their service, we promise to ease their transition back into civilian life when the time comes.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is pushing to suspend a 50-year-old ethics law that prevents employees from receiving money or owning a stake in for-profit colleges that pocket hundreds of millions of dollars in tuition paid through the G.I. Bill of Rights.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has abruptly revoked a Garland vocational training school’s ability to enroll veterans through the G.I. Bill, halting classes and sending as many as 300 students home with less than half of their training program completed.
Weeks after a veterans’ health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health care program may need additional money as early as December to avoid a disruption of care for hundreds of thousands of veterans.
For the first time the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs has released veteran suicide statistics by state. It shows Colorado’s rate at 47.1 per 100,000 people, while the national rate is 38. Overall, suicide rates are highest in Western states.
A local cemetery for veterans can afford to get a little bit roomier thanks to a check from Uncle Sam.
The regional director for veterans hospitals across New England is facing criticism for his role in problems at the Manchester VA Medical Center.
In 1944, the G.I. Bill was signed into law by President Roosevelt, providing those who had served in WWII with an array of benefits, including tuition payments.
Internal Department of Veterans Affairs data provided by whistleblowers reveals the agency is only filling about half of its capacity to make medical appointments
Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities and suggest social isolation, gun ownership and access to health care may be factors.
Veterans continued to flock to the Herb Young Community Center in Cary on Friday to resolve problems with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
From the street in this working-class neighborhood, people passing by the two-story house can look through the window and glimpse a peace sign and various iterations of the Stars and Stripes.
According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, around 20 veterans committed suicide per day in 2014 – the most recently available statistics.
Command Sgt. Maj. Gary Flaherty, executive director of the Columbia County Veterans Services Department, said 34 of the veterans he served died since the start of the year and is warning veterans to file their claims paperwork and make family members aware of posthumous desires as early as possible.
There are approximately 200,000 veterans who leave the service each year, but these warriors rarely receive the holistic support that they need to address their unique concerns during and after the transition to civilian life.
Veterans no longer must take a written test to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License as long if they operated a large truck in the military in 2016.
The home of professional golf’s greatest event, is now home to the masters of the Department of Veterans Affairs Canteen Service.
Veterans and their families are invited to a free health fair at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the New Tampa YMCA, 16221 Compton Drive, to kick off a new partnership between the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA and James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics.
The Social Security Administration’s Office of Inspector General found cases where more than 3,900 beneficiaries, marked deceased in the Veterans Affairs Department database, could still be receiving Social Security payments.
More than 2,900 veterans are caught up in bureaucracy hell at the Shreveport VA hospital
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced on Aug. 11 that the two-month pilot phase of the new White House VA Hotline
Veterans often say one of the most important things for them to do is to talk to other veterans.