Two Veteran Suicides At Separate Georgia VA Facilities Over Weekend

Tragedy struck at two separate Veterans Affairs hospitals over the weekend as two veteran suicides occurred. VA will not disclose the identities or circumstances of...

Monthly Pay From VA Vocational Rehabilitation – FY 2019

Disabled veterans unaware of benefits for vocational retraining could be passing up tens or even hundreds of thousands in monthly benefits much less tuition. Each...

Will New Layer Of Bureaucracy Fix GI Bill, Voc Rehab?

The GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation and other education and employment benefits may get a major overhaul should new proposed legislation pass. Earlier this week, bi-partisan...

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...

Suicidal Veteran Arrested For Veterans Crisis Line Threats

A suicidal veteran was arrested recently for threatening statements he made during a call with a Veterans Crisis Line operator. Veteran Mark W. Sweeny appeared...

West Palm Beach VA Refusal To Discharge Ended In Suicide

Details of the horrifically tragic suicide at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center are starting to roll-out after we first exposed the failed cover-up...

Our Facebook Group Just Hit 30,000, No Russian Bots Needed

It has taken ten darn years, and our Facebook group focusing on VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment just hit 30,000 members - - no...

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

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...

VA To Prescribe ‘Investigational’ Depression Treatment

VA failed to list many "common side effects” of risky ketamine derivative Spravato to be used in treating depression in veterans from its press...

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...

New Traumatic Brain Injury Blood Test Approved By FDA

Health.mil just announced a new blood test to help detect serious traumatic brain injuries was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Using tax dollars,...

West Palm Beach VA: Weeks After Shooting, 33 Yr Old Veteran...

Just two weeks ago, West Palm Beach VA hit the headlines following confirmed reports of a shooting. Now, a whistleblower says a veteran suicide...

VA Boasts ‘Positive Outcomes’ While Veteran Suicides Are Unchanged

Grabbing headlines, VA spun “positive outcomes” to create the appearance of progress while veteran suicide numbers increase for younger veterans. The Department of Veterans Affairs...

‘All’ Veteran Cancer Survivors To Be Enrolled In New Genetic Testing...

The Department of Veterans Affairs is rolling out a genetic testing program for all cancer survivors starting with Durham VA Medical Center linked to...

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...

Senior VISN 6 Officials Unlawfully Accessed Veteran’s Medical Records

A recent report shows senior VISN 6 officials unlawfully accessed confidential medical records of an employee who is also a veteran. The employee, Joseph Edger,...

$950k Settlement: Veteran ‘Gutted Like A Fish’ By Incompetent VA Surgeon

One veteran will receive $950,000 after he was “gutted like a fish” by a VA surgeon who was on probation and fined by the...

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...

New Veterans Suicide Executive Order Signed By President

President Donald Trump created a new Cabinet-level task force by signing a new executive order called the PREVENTS initiative. The executive order creates a task...