IAVA Engaged In Fundraising Fraud, ‘Doctored’ Books, Say Former Employees

Former employees of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) say the organization has engaged in fundraising fraud including doctoring the books. Paul Reickhoff, IAVA...

A Presidents Day VA Caregiver Program Investigation

Few things break my heart more than seeing people harmed by bureaucratic abuses of severely disabled veterans by the VA Caregiver Program. This Presidents Day,...

Veterans Sound Off On VA Bonuses Paid Out Despite Backlog ‘Slip...

Many veterans sounded off yesterday over a leaked email from Diana Rubens to staff lauding her award of VA bonuses to employees despite a...

Want To Know Why The VA Claims Backlog Increased Last Month?

  After years of following disgraced VA director Diana Rubens work the system, I came across a leaked email yesterday that gives insight into the...

DOD Beats VA To Take New Electronic Health Records System Live

After spending $1 billion, DOD and VA decided to part ways after concluding neither organization plays nice with the other. Initially, the plan was to...

Will New Secretary Of Veterans Affairs Hold To Trump VA Reforms?

The Senate confirmed the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin with a unanimous vote despite loose adherence to Trump VA reforms. After the confirmation...

Phoenix VA Rebukes Fox News Tucker Carlson Story, Kind Of

The team at Phoenix VA attempted to punk Fox New host Tucker Carlson by covertly releasing audio recordings of an interview not included in...

Saudis ‘Exploit’ Veterans To Change New Anti-Terror Law

Saudi Arabia is bankrolling a lavish trip to DC for veterans willing to oppose the new law that allows civil suits against countries that...

Over 25 Percent Of VA Burial Payments Improper, To Cost Taxpayers...

A watchdog investigation found that improper funding of VA burial payments will cost taxpayers $28 million over the next five years. The investigation started by...

Shulkin Confirmed As White House Excludes National VSOs From Meeting

While the David Shulkin confirmation yesterday was no surprise, the simultaneous White House veteran "listening session" raised some eyebrows by excluding vet orgs. Following what...

Tax Avoider Medtronic Wins Telehealth Contract From Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs just picked Medtronic, a US tax avoidance company, to receive tax dollars to provide telehealth equipment to the agency. Medtronic,...

Outsourced? VA Does Not Even ‘Own’ Its Own Infrastructure

Both Democrats and Republicans are fighting over whether VA should be outsourced all the while ignoring that VA is already largely outsourced to the...

Louisiana Overton Brooks VAMC Director Removed

The director of Overton Brooks VAMC in Shreveport, LA was removed from duty pending an investigation into wrongdoing. Last night, Officials from South Central Veterans...

With Any Appeal, Be Sure To Look Behind The Curtain Of...

Almost fifteen years ago now, I went in for my first appointment with VocRehab. I was super excited and looking forward to setting off...

VA Spent Billions Without Denting Doctor Hiring Problem

An NPR investigation found that despite $2.5 billion in special funding, VA added no more doctors and other clinicians than without the extra money. Veterans...

Big Bucks: Former VA Secretary Lands Deal With Veterans Affairs

CGI Federal, a Canadian owned company headed by former VA Secretary James Peake will use predictive technology as VA’s newest collections company. CGI Federal will...

Shulkin VHA Leadership Did Not Curb Whistleblower Retaliation

A new whistleblower from Phoenix VA maintains whistleblower retaliation remains largely unchanged under VHA Under Secretary David Shulkin. That whistleblower, scheduling manager Kuauhtemoc Rodriguez, informed...

UPDATE: Veterans Affairs Gets Partial Hiring Freeze Exemption After Outcry

In response to widespread outcry, Veterans Affairs will be partially exempt from hiring freeze for health care professionals and others. “The Department of Veterans Affairs...

Is Trump Intentionally Pissing On Veterans Or Getting Bad Advice?

Veterans supported Donald Trump by two-thirds on November 8, but his choices to lead Veterans Affairs out of its scandal-plagued ways are now being...

Flow Health Inc Lays Out Sketchy Profit Plan For Veteran Genomic...

Flow Health Inc is back in the news asserting it can and will profit off whatever it does with veteran genomic data from the...