Judge Gives VA Agent Orange Denial A Roundhouse Kick

August 29, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

One judge finally gave a VA Agent Orange denial a judo chop followed by a roundhouse kick when reversing a denial of a veteran formerly stationed in South Korea. Well, kind of. The decision was … [Read more...]

How To Make Your VA Voc Rehab Counselor Love You

August 20, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

There is a very simple thing any disabled veteran can do to make their VA Voc Rehab Counselor love you the first day. Get educated. The key to getting the most out of your VA benefits from the … [Read more...]

CBO Proposes Huge Cuts To Veterans Disability Program

August 12, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

On the back of one of the most disgusting scandal against veterans ever, our government just took a renewed look into cutting VA's veterans disability program. Yesterday, Washington Times (WT) … [Read more...]

Veterans Legislation – Updated: August 1

August 01, 2014 | Terry Howell

The following is an update on the veterans legislation that have been sent to the president for signature this week: H.R.3230 - Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and … [Read more...]

Homeland Security Police Caught Harassing Sick Veterans

June 13, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

SAN DIEGO – Veterans were horrified while seeking VA health care on Wednesday when approached by Homeland Security police in an Operation Shield exercise. The exercise was for the purpose of … [Read more...]

Why is the VA Scandal a Foreign Policy Issue?

June 12, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

Foreign Policy Magazine circulated its newsletter yesterday with surprising coverage of the VA Scandal. In its National Security Daily Brief, Foreign Policy included a great variety of commentary on … [Read more...]

Veterans Speak Out As VA Scandal News Coverage Fades

June 11, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

“VA awareness is losing traction. Well played, Mr. President,” said disabled Iraq War veteran Matt James. Many other veterans have also noticed VA scandal awareness is slipping from the public … [Read more...]

VA Secretary Shinseki Resigns

May 30, 2014 | Terry Howell
Sec. Shinseki Resigns

The President has announced the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. Shinseki's resignation follows IG reports of widespread troubles in the VA health care system. Read the full story on … [Read more...]

VA’s Actions “Nothing Short of Criminal”

May 30, 2014 | admin

Guest Blog by Congressman Jeff Denham The following is an updated blog post provided by Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA): [UPDATE] On May 30, 2014, President Obama has accepted Sec. Shinseki's … [Read more...]

Is Fixing the VA Wait List Like Boxing a Glacier?

May 28, 2014 | Benjamin Krause

No. At least you can run away when boxing a glacier. As veterans, we are stuck with VA's problems, like the VA Wait List Scandal, which we now know spans at least two presidencies. Check out … [Read more...]

Bill to Authorize Firing VA Senior Execs

March 05, 2014 | Terry Howell

Op-ed submitted by Lou Celli, American Legion Legislative Director VA Secretary Shinseki should have the authority to manage his department In 1976, 34 members of The American Legion died from … [Read more...]

Veterans Group Calls for an End to Sequestration

March 04, 2014 | Terry Howell

The following post has been provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Sequestration Must End! VFW again calls on Congress to end the sequester The national commander of the nation’s … [Read more...]