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Claims Of Hiring Discrimination At Dallas VA Medical Center

A team from the Department of Veterans Affairs will look into claims of racism, and discrimination at the North Texas VA Medical Center. The claims were made in a letter from the union that represents employees at the VA.

CBS 11–03/26/2014

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VA: Navy Gunman Didn’t Reveal Homicidal Thoughts

The Washington Navy Yard gunman visited two hospitals in the weeks before the rampage but did not say he was depressed or having thoughts of harming himself or others, the Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday.

09/18/2013

Korean War veteran Gary Willingham (photo provided by: Willingham family)

Family Blames Dallas VA Hospital For Vet’s Death After Botched Surgery

A Korean war vetearan went into the Dallas VA Hospital to have his thyroid removed and came out paralyzed, unable to eat or walk on his own.

CBS 11–06/17/2013

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National VA Chief Concerned By Problems Uncovered At Local Hospitals

The man charged with figuring out how to better serve the nation’s 23 Million veterans said he is concerned about problems CBS11 uncovered in the North Texas system.

11/12/2012

Dallas VA Hospital

A Veteran’s Wife: “Their Country Is Not Fighting For Them”

Pastor Darryl Alford is fighting to save his own life at the Dallas VA Medical Center. Alford’s story is one of many that have been told since CBS 11 began looking into concerns – all voiced by veterans, their families, or former VA medical experts.

10/18/2012

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More Vets Come Forward Against VA

The Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System is reviewing issues with caring for patients quickly in the emergency room after noticing wait times trending up.

09/25/2012

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Injured Vet Turned Away By VA Hospital In Dallas

Justin Trivett said that he is in excruciating pain, and he certainly looks the part, as he lays flat on the floor, cushioned only by a pool float.

09/24/2012

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Dallas VA Hospital Needing Volunteers For Holidays

Christmas came early at the Dallas VA Hospital Thursday. Volunteers, many of whom are veterans or active military themselves, packed and delivered some 400 gift bags for patients who otherwise might not have a holiday at all.

12/15/2011