Veterans of Foreign Wars

Richard Wilkie

Veterans service organizations call on President Trump to fire VA Secretary

In today’s Federal Newscast, the big-six veterans service organizations are calling on President Trump to immediately fire his VA secretary.

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Senate has approved legislation that would extend a program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care.
The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue operating its Choice program until its money runs out, expected early in 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Fix for Veterans Choice shortfall fails in the House with little funds left

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VA stakeholders want more money, updated facilities and staff

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Touting 2 years of progress, McDonald hopes Trump will continue VA transformation

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Mental health now part of Navy’s discharge considerations

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Senate committee insists it’s not trying to privatize VA health care

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Private sector should ‘complement,’ not replace VA health care

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VA gets new tool to speed up claims processing, reduce backlog

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What are the top issues facing veterans in 2013?

Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of veteran’s issues, with representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
January 11, 2013(Encore…

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Order calls for interagency cooperation on veterans’ mental health

Executive order calls for vets in emotional distress to be seen by a professional within 24 hours. It also enlists HHS, Education, DoD and VA in interagency…

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