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‘Suspicious’ Korean War Veteran Death Being Investigated By Multiple Agencies

Multiple agencies are investigating the “suspicious” death of HR McMaster, Sr., a Korean War Veteran and father of the former National Security Advisor, General HR McMaster, Jr, the recently departed the White House after advising President Donald Trump for the past year.

Presently, the Philadelphia police homicide union and other agencies are looking into the death following reports that caregivers falsified records related to the death.

On Thursday, the cause of death was determined to be blunt impact head trauma. However, after he struck his head, he was reportedly placed in a chair and died while sitting there without appropriate care. Records related to the death were allegedly falsified, and investigators are evaluating information provided by certain staff members.

McMaster died in a retirement community where he was staying following a stroke called Cathedral Village, which is called a senior living Continuing Care Retirement Community.

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A spokesperson said, “We remain committed to the safety and welfare of all our residents and have made every effort to cooperate.”

A spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office said, “We are working closely with the Philadelphia Police Department to thoroughly and carefully review this tragic incident. This investigation is in the very early stages.”

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The McMaster family issued the following statement:

My brother and I are proud of my father’s service to his nation, which he began as a teenager when he volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army in combat during the Korean War. He lived a life of service and was known for his courage, toughness and compassion. We are deeply saddened by his loss.

“He deserved treatment far better than he received at Cathedral Village. Our main concern is that we honor our father’s memory by working with those who will hold accountable those responsible and prevent others from suffering.”

General McMaster worked under Trump since February 2017 and was recently replaced by John Bolton. He is the author of the award-winning book Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam.

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  1. “Falsified records”, someone knew what to look for pdq. The age old question that comes to my mind is, why do bad things happen to good people, I think the biblical answer is because were all bad. That answer has never been to comforting too me, either you believe it, or you don’t. I believe things happen for a reason, and the reason is probably basic negligence, not some form of magical thinking. Anyway my condolences to the McMasters, and my hope is this tragedy will eventually bring good and prevent more tragedy.

  2. Seymore,
    Have you heard the latest from the DNC?
    Looks like they’re suing The Trump Campaign, Russia and Wikileaks!
    Title to google;
    “DNC sues Trump Campaign, Russia and Wikileaks”

    Trump Jr is also named in the suit!
    Seems these reprobates can’t get it through their heads, a “foreign country can’t be sued!”
    They also claim “Wikileaks hacked their servers”! Which, since no government security agency was given permission to look at their servers, is stretching it a lot.

    The “comments section” is really great in this one! Check it out!

    1. “Donald Trump Announces Plan to Countersue Democrats for DNC Server”

      by Charlie Spiering
      Breithbart News Service
      Apr, 20th, 2018

      “President Donald Trump reacted to the news that the Democrats had decided to sue his presidential campaign for an illegal conspiracy with the Russians to win the 2016 election.

      “Just heard the Campaign was sued by the Obstructionist Democrats,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “This can be good news in that we will now counter[sue] for the DNC Server that they refused to give to the FBI.”

      Despite the DNC claim that their emails were hacked by the Russians, they never turned over their server to the FBI for investigation.

      “During the 2016 presidential campaign, Russia launched an all-out assault on our democracy, and it found a willing and active partner in Donald Trump’s campaign,” DNC chairman Tom Perez said in a statement announcing the lawsuit.

      Trump added that he would like to sue for former DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s server and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails.”

      In a tweet by Trump “Just heard the Campaign was sued by the Obstructionist Democrats. This can be good news in that we will now counter for the DNC Server that they refused to give to the FBI, the Debbie Wasserman Schultz Servers and Documents held by the Pakistani mystery man and Clinton Emails.”

      Full Article At: “https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/04/20/donald-trump-announces-plan-to-countersue-democrats-for-dnc-server/”

      1. Seymore,
        Gotta feeling the DNC bit off more than they should have.
        They’re gonna have to explain, in my opinion, a lot more than just WHY they didn’t turn over their server to the FBI! Or, why Hillary scrubbed 30,000+ emails and destroyed phones.
        I also believe the “uranium one deal”, why the “BLM’s” (Bureau of Land Managements) out west stole properties, “collusion with a foreign agent to obtain an unverified and salacious dossier” (which was illegal) and [allegedly] using campaign funds to obtain that dossier will also have to be disclosed in court!
        There’s too much coming to light in recent months, to think the DNC has a chance to depose our President!

  3. VA DC HQ @THE 380,000 FEDERAL VA RATS THAT KILL VETS FOR THE BONOUS $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ LAST YR VA RATS GAVE THEMSELVES 176000,000 IN BONOUS $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ TO KILL VETS THATS A LEGAL FACT PENDEJO VA DC HQ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! VA DC HQ IS A FEDERAL RICO CRIME RACKETS IT ONLY GIVAS A DAM ABOUT @$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

    1. Lady Justice will never achieve equilibrium with her breasts covered. She needs to disrobe immediately.

  4. I read about this a few days ago. Mostly because the media initially portrayed it as possibly some nefarious attack on him as payback to McMaster.
    I can’t help but think of the contrast between how this veterans death is being reported on and investigated, and how the elderly veterans death in Louisiana was handled by the VA.

    There really is zero difference between how both died.

    Both died from untreated trauma to the head. Both had injuries that were ignored by supposedly professional health care providers. Its possible McMasters father died quicker bringing questions faster, whereas the VA shuffled the other vet off to another facility before he died.

    Everything after that shows the difference between regulatory agencies investigating an old vets death and the VA investigating an old vets death.

    In one instance, regulatory agencies stated immediately that the death was suspicious. In the other instance, no regulatory agency was involved at all, and any investigation performed immediately accepted the word of the perp.
    In one instance, I suspect whoever was involved in the one vets death have been suspended immediately from providing care. In the other instance, the thug was given 2 weeks off with pay to recover for his next round.
    In the one instance, we can expect a very thorough investigation of that entire facility, hell maybe even the janitor gets an anal exam. In the other instance, the VA covered it up with some sloppy investigation, and nothing whatsoever would have happened except some coroner thought the old vets death was suspicious.
    In the one instance, if negligence is found, you can bet your ass justice will be swift for any directly involved. I suspect those directly involved will face criminal charges and will be jailed within 6 months. They will lose their license and never work in health care again. The facility will be investigated and inspected from bed sheets to bed pans, and will be lucky to keep their license to operate. Whatever the outcome, they will be facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit and may be shut down.

    In the other instance, the thug stayed on the payroll with full protection of his federal union, and had his trial for manslaughter delayed at least 3 times over a 2 year period. It is unknown if that bastard ever faced justice. You can bet there was minimal inspection of the facility, nobody else was held accountable, the family was “settled” with for a few thousands of dollars, and it was business as usual within 3 days.

    What a fucking disgraceful way to treat both veterans.

    1. Took the words right out of my brain. After lunch and some contemplation, I came to exactly same conclusion between this Veteran’s death and the AFGE thug that killed that elderly Veteran down in Louisiana…none…only standardization within the VA that surpasses even distances and differences between VISN’s and States is the level of corruption and lazy fucks administering world class asscare.

      1. You gave me a reminder on the nursing home vets from Legionella.

        Imagine if every death there was reported on and investigated like McMasters? The body count would not have reached 12+ over a 3 year period.

      2. Update on Fredrick Harris the murder from Louisiana. In February of 2017 he was suspended for an indefinite period of time by the VA.

        Also he has been charged for the death and is still going through court.

        “Trial for former VA employee charged with patient’s death continued to July”

        By Brooke Buford
        KLAB News
        Apr 10, 2018

        RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) – A trial that was set to begin Tuesday for Frederick Harris, a former Alexandria VA Medical Center employee charged with the death of a patient back in 2013, has been continued until July.

        Ad hoc Judge Harry Randow had scheduled two trials for the day. The trial for Harris would have moved forward had the other case resulted in a plea.

        Harris is charged with negligent homicide for the death of Charles Johnson, 70. According to the DA’s Office, Johnson suffered a head injury in March of that year. He was treated at Rapides Regional Medical Center and then transferred to a nursing home in Grant Parish where he later died. An autopsy showed that the cause of Johnson’s death was blunt force trauma to the head.

        The trial has been rescheduled for July 9.”

        Article At: “https://www.kalb.com/content/news/Trial-for-former-VA-employee-charged-with-patients-death-continued-to-July-479280663.html”


        Also prior article at:

        “VA employee suspended, years after death of patient”
        USA News
        Feb. 22, 2017

        “Employee, who continued working for VA after being charged with manslaughter, indicted for negligent homicide”

        “An employee with the Alexandria Veterans Affairs Health Care System, who continued on his job for more than four years after being charged in the death of a patient, has been suspended indefinitely, members of a Congressional committee were told.

        The House Committee on Veterans Affairs was informed that Fredrick Harris was suspended effective Feb. 14. Harris was charged with manslaughter in the 2013 death of 70-year-old Charles Lee Johnson, but continued to work at the VA Medical Center in Pineville after he was cleared by an internal investigation. He was recently indicted for negligent homicide in Johnson’s death.

        “This case illustrates why I continue to fight for reform in the VA system,” said Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, a member of the House Armed Services Committee who has lobbied tirelessly on veterans issues. “Certainly the accused will have his day in court, but an employee charged with such a serious offense has no business being around veterans. The VA should have removed him from patient access a very long time before now, if for no other reason than out of an abundance of caution for the well-being of other veterans at the facility.”

        Full Artical At: “https://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/2017/02/22/va-employee-suspended-years-after-death-patient/98259530/”

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      Excellent comparison 91.

  5. Breaking Must Read:

    “Cops Allege Corruption, Retaliation At The VA”

    By Michael Volpe
    Daily Caller News Foundation

    “Four Veteran Affairs police officers say they feel like former NYPD officer Frank Serpico, battling alone against a corrupt and intransigent bureaucracy.

    The four VA cops — Tim Petoskey of the Seattle VA, John Moline of the Sheridan, Wyoming VA, Ghassan “Goose” Ghannoum of the Los Angeles VA, and Greg Chiles of the Fort Harrison, Montana VA — told their stories and often, much like Serpico, they were blowing the whistle on systemic corruption within the police department.”

    Full Article At: “https://dailycaller.com/2018/04/19/veterans-affairs-cops-allege-corruption-retaliation/”

    1. Seymore,
      Cashour basically threw those cops under the bus!
      In my opinion, many a good cop out there have “friends” in other duty stations, whereupon IF they knew their friend was getting screwed, retaliation could happen when the bad cops enter their jurisdiction!
      Maybe that might give the bad cops pause!

  6. WTF, VA?!!!!!!

    Now we Veterans and Survivors not only have to dread indifferent assholes at the VA while still somewhat able to attend to our own needs, but we Vets NOW also have to fear same hybrid of indifferent assholes from the VA if and when we may qualify for a Veteran’s Retirement Home, aka, VA Nursing Home.

    I’d rather die with a overcapacity reached long ago filled diaper in a shack in the woods while attended by buzzards circling above awaiting my demise and recycling program of nature than to allow these fucks to continue their indifferent lackadaisical work ethos when I reach that point and the scariest part?…BEING HELD PRISONER IN A VA RETIREMENT HOME by a legion of RN Ratched’s from “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”, indifferently placing a wounded Veteran down to die while having more performance bonus piece of pie.
    While Veterans continue to die.

    I for one do not plan to give the VA the pleasure of their mindfuckery when I’m that age because the buzzard’s have a much more better ethos than the rats…

    1. The Marion VA Retirement Home in Illinois has been consistently serving-up Legionnaires, killing shy of a dozen Veterans in last few years, and it’s STILL HARMING VETS after the CDC got involved last year…WTF?!!

      This is what you get when you hire from a nepotistic, indifferent, last-in-their-classes-sociopaths and mix that with an entitled AFGE mentality…it’s nothing but a deathsquad in whites….but I bet this VA employee and entire shift receives a higher than average performance bonus this year for their endearing indifference in killing this Vet….

      G-r-r-r-r-r-r-r………on an UP note, try to all celebrate 4/20 appropriately to ease stress. FTVA.

      1. namnibor,
        Check this out from your neck of the woods.
        “Budget Guns and Gear Reviews”
        Mar 11, 2018 (16:44 minutes long)
        “Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor’s Pro Gun Speech at the Rally For Our Rights!”

        One thing of interest: Notice at what is on her right shoulder!

  7. My deepest condolences to the McMaster family for the loss of their father!

    That said, maybe this will bring about the change needed on HOW veterans are treated in our Republic!

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