Cleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother’s best attempts to save him.
Sec. of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald visits Dallas VA and express plan to improve system.
Rep. Carter said he had heard allegations of scheduling appointments being delayed to secure bonuses for managers, as well as papers being shredded to obstruct any investigation.
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.
A Houston-area veteran who as a Marine served two tours in Iraq has been trying to convince the Veterans Affairs Department that he’s not dead.
Both Dallas and Fort Worth facilities are identified among the 81 national VA centers requiring further review.
A Department of Veterans Affairs employee in San Antonio who reported fraudulent scheduling practices says officials tried to stop him from speaking publicly and blamed problems on low-level scheduling clerks.
Nearly two years after the CBS 11 I-Team started investigating long waits for patients at the North Texas VA Medical Center, the country’s top VA official stepped down Friday.
A preliminary report from the Office of the Inspector General uses the North Texas VA Health Care System as just one example of what investigator say is a nationwide problem.
President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that allegations of misconduct at VA hospitals are “dishonorable” and will be not be tolerated by his administration.
VA clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.
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.