Veterans Advocate

Secretary McDonald Drops Bombshell On Meet The Press

Many veterans advocates questioned the bombshell Secretary McDonald dropped yesterday on Meet the Press. Secretary McDonald claimed 900 VA employees were held accountable by way...

Wisconsin Lawmakers Take On VA OIG Over Tomah VA Scandal

  The Tomah VA scandal involving excessive prescriptions linked to veteran deaths has escalated resulting in Wisconsin lawmakers taking VA to task over failures to...

West Point Professor Dan Gade Says Disability Pay ‘Harmful’

Professor Dan Gade says disability pay for disabled veterans is “harmful” and that it causes the veteran to “lose the sense of identity and...

The ‘Mystery’ Sources Of Special Monthly Compensation Law

One veteran’s wife contacted me recently about Special Monthly Compensation (SMC), and I’m embarrassed to say I did not have a great answer for her...

Are VA Employees Conspiring Against Rights Of Veterans?

Recent revelations of a secret VA employee website may spawn a new investigation into allegations that C&P examiners may be conspiring against rights of veterans with PTSD. Check...

Houston VA Employee Illegally Destroyed Benefits Cases

VA OIG caught at least one Houston VA employee illegally destroying 44% of veterans’ disability claims files in a fraudulent scheme to increase performance...

VA Now Facing Over 100 Investigations, But Will It Help?

VA Secretary McDonald says new plan to combat negative veteran treatment is the “road to Veterans Day” in light of current investigations. Over the...

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