Acting VA Secretary Calls For Changes During Dallas VisitMental health and women’s health are two areas the acting head of the Veterans Administration said Monday in Dallas the agency still needs to change.
VA Agrees To Bring Veteran Home After Decade-Long Struggle For CareThe struggle to navigate bureaucracy and approve funding was just another hurdle for a race to recovery Chad Snowden has run for more than 12 years.
Gov. Abbott Calls Out Obama Admin For Shorting Texas VetsBecause of the high concentration of Veterans in the region, Abbott told South Texas Veterans that State and Federal parties need to work together to get a VA Hospital Built.
Navigating The Resources Available Through The VAThe VA, with its array of services offered can seem at times huge and staggering. Here’s a quick summary to help you get started.
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.
Veterans Neglected By Guardians Paid To Protect Their MoneyThe VA System in crisis, facing a backlog of thousands of veterans in need of health care. Now, new details are being uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team about another issue of systematic neglect -- this time affecting the bank accounts of aging veterans.
Dallas VA Medical Center Wait Times Among Highest In The U.S.How many times have you complained about having a hard time getting an appointment with your family doctor? But if you're a veteran living in the Dallas area, you can expect a wait time that's 12 times longer than private citizens. In fact, according to a survey conducted by Merritt Hawkins, an Irving-based healthcare search and consulting firm, people living in the metroplex will wait an average of five days for a doctor’s appointment.
Experts: N. Texas Not Prepared To Help Influx Of Military VetsShortly after U.S. Army Scout Steve Blackman retired from the service, he says he slipped into depression. After seven years in the military, Blackman has PTSD. Then Blackman says it took the Veterans Administration (VA) more than two years to pay him full disability benefits.