James Byrne VA General Counsel

Former Lockheed Counter-Intelligence Chief Nominated VA Deputy Secretary

The new VA Deputy Secretary nominee brings significant experience as Lockheed’s former counter-intelligence legal chief and head of privacy. What does this mean for internal...
Austin VA Veteran Suicide

Austin VA Veteran Suicide Witness, ‘It Was Just A Big Clusterf**k’

The scene of the Austin VA suicide this week turned into “a big clusterf**k” according to one onlooker at the facility. One veteran in crisis walking...
Tom Philpott

Veterans Lose Major Voice As Journalist Retires, ‘Military Update’ Ends

Veterans just lost a major voice in journalism now that Tom Philpott of the Military Update column retired last week. After 25 long years on...
San Diego

Social Media Marketing World: Why We Are Going Next Year – #SMMW20

My wife and I have been to loads of conferences over the years… and while my brain is still fried from the #SMMW19 (Social Media...
Meme Meg Kabat VA Caregiver Program

VA Caregiver Director Departs, Memes Blamed For Snubbing

The national director of the VA Caregiver Program will soon depart, but not before snubbing Veteran Warriors over memes posted by an organization volunteer. Meg...

On The Road – Social Media Marketing World – #SMMW19

I wanted to take a minute to let my regular readers know my lack of publishing the last two days has everything to do...
VA Budget 2020

Trump Pumps More Money Into VA Budget, ‘Biggest Ever’

The Trump Administration proposed a 10 percent budget increase for the Department of Veterans Affairs to a record $220 billion. The budget proposal included $123.2...
VA High Risk

New List Shows VA ‘High-Risk’ For Poor Accountability

In congressional testimony, Comptroller General Gene Dodaro stated VA procurement still suffers from “fundamental management weaknesses and is one of the most challenged in...

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