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Congressman Asks for Answers Regarding Death of Navy Veteran Luke Smyth

NOV. 2019 UPDATE Channel 9 reports that Representative Phil Roe (R-TN) is seeking answers about the death of Navy veteran Luke Smyth. Rep. Roe told Channel 9 anchor Allison Latos that he will “get some answers” regarding “what happened to the employees involved [in Smyth’s death] and whether they instituted more mental health training” after…

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The VA Ignored Millions Earmarked for Veteran Suicide Prevention

Preventing veterans from committing suicide was named the “highest clinical priority” by the Veterans Administration, yet VA officials still failed to spend the $17.7 million in the suicide prevention budget for fiscal year 2018, according to a story in Time Magazine. A report published in November 2018 by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found…

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What Poisoned the Wells at Camp Lejeune?

Camp Lejeune, the largest Marine Corps. Base camp in the country, has been back in the news recently, thanks to a last-minute act by former President Barack Obama. As we previously discussed, an additional $2 billion has been set aside for Marines and their family members who spent at least 30 days at Camp Lejeune…

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The VA Problem with Its Priorities

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been plagued in recent years for its systematic failure to address the health and wellness concerns of our nation’s veterans. In essence, the system is failing at the very thing it was designed to do. While new leadership is supposedly working to address the long wait times and crumbling…

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Systematic Misallocation of Funds Continues to Plague Beleaguered VA

The VA has been making headlines since 2014, when reports surfaced that patients were dying while waiting for appointments and important procedures. While officials have been replaced and rules have been implemented to hold the agency to a higher level of accountability, a study by the US Government Accountability Office in April of this year…

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