Man Charged With Using Feigned Purple Heart To Receive BenefitsFormer Marine Brandon Ryan Blackstone, 35, was sentenced to one year and three months in federal prison for lying about receiving a Purple Heart Medal.
VA Puts Latest Estimate Of Veteran Suicides At 20 Per DayThe Department of Veterans Affairs says that an average of 20 veterans a day committed suicide in 2014, a slight decrease from a previous government estimate for 2010.
Report: VA Health Care Still Has 'Profound Deficiencies'The panel says the VA needs to improve its service to veterans, adding that the VA's health care operations "require urgent reform. America's veterans deserve a better organized, high-performing health care system."
Internal VA Report Finds Misleading Wait Time Data In TexasAn internal Department of Veterans Affairs investigation found that schedulers in Texas routinely misreported when patients actually wanted to see a doctor or get some other type of care, making it impossible to track delays in the care they received.
VA To provide Robotic Legs To Paralyzed VeteransThe Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to pay for robotic legs that could allow scores of paralyzed veterans with spinal cord injuries to walk again.
28 Charged In North Texas Workers' Compensation Fraud CaseMore than two dozen people face charges in a $9.5 million workers' compensation bogus billing investigation in North Texas.
Free Legal Help For Veterans In Dallas This MonthThe Combat Related Special Compensation clinic is only conducted once a year in Dallas.
Whistleblowers: Veterans Affairs Inspector General A 'Joke'The Department of Veterans Affairs continues to retaliate against whistleblowers despite repeated pledges to stop punishing those who speak up, a national group said Tuesday.
Hopes Of Raising Awareness During Nat'l Suicide Prevention WeekThis is National Suicide Prevention Week and experts say the goal is to raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For VeteransIn an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).
Review: Veterans Affairs A Struggling Agency Beset With Ills A review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of Veterans Affairs as a struggling agency battling a corrosive culture of distrust, lacking in resources and ill-prepared to deal with an influx of new and older veterans.
Texas Medical Group Starts Veterans' Care Registry The Texas Medical Association says it's stepping up to help veterans facing treatment delays from an overtaxed federal Veterans Affairs health care system.