Finally: Actual, Physical Vet Cards Will Be Issued To Veterans Who Apply Starting In November

Okay, so say it’s Veterans Day and you’re a veteran and you’ve been waiting in line all morning to get your free meal at Applebee’s. But then you suddenly realize that you forgot to bring a copy of your DD-214, and you don’t have a Department of Veterans Affairs health…

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Veterans to Disclose Experiences at VA Hospital in DC

The VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C. (VA photo) Stars and Stripes | 29 Apr 2017 The American Legion is attempting to expose veterans’ health care issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ flagship hospital in Washington, D.C., following a watchdog report earlier this month that found the facility could…

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VA can’t afford drug for veterans suffering from hepatitis C

On Tuesday, a Senate report found Gilead Sciences, which makes a cure for a fatal form of hepatitis, is more interested in profits than patients. The cure was invented under the leadership of a celebrated doctor in the Department of Veterans Affairs, but at $1,000 a pill, even the VA…

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‘VA is lying. Veterans are dying!’ billboards sharpen focus on scandal

A billboard is downtown Augusta, Georgia is forcing the conversation about the mistreatment of veterans by the VA hospital system. And there’s nothing subtle about it.   The billboard, which reads, “VA is LYING, VETERANS ARE DYING!” was posted by a 10,000+ member Facebook group called “VA is Lying.” The…

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