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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Top U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Articles

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  • Troubled VA Medical Center in Tomah gets new leadership

    The director of the troubled Veterans Administration Medical Center in Tomah has been reassigned. Mario DeSanctis has been reassigned to a position at the Great Lakes Health Care System network office, "a position outside the Medical Center," according...
  • Thousands in Florida potential victims of Marine camp contamination

    Thousands in Florida potential victims of Marine camp contamination
    Christina Peach's parents welcomed a seemingly healthy baby into the world in 1975 at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Camp Lejeune, the North Carolina base where her father was stationed as a Marine sergeant. Seven years later, a chemical...
  • Man Who Killed Boss Closer To Being Discharged From CVH

    Man Who Killed Boss Closer To Being Discharged From CVH
    MIDDLETOWN — In 1985, in the throes of a paranoid delusion and driven by voices, former Marine Bryan Giordano of Bridgeport killed his boss while the two were installing carpet in a Westport office building, attacking Hector Fraser without...
  • For the record

    "An Apartment in Berlin": In the March 18 Calendar section, an article about the documentary "An Apartment in Berlin" said that a former Israeli soldier was studying at Humboldt State. He studies at Humboldt University in Berlin. Natural Products Expo:...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Living with diabetes. Learn from an...
  • Keystone Kops government

    What has gone wrong with the U.S. government in the past month? Just about everything, from the fundamental to the ridiculous. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the United States to warn Congress about the dangers of a nuclear Iran. He...
  • Senators demand VA explain cost overruns at Denver hospital

    Lawmakers demanded an explanation Wednesday for huge cost overruns at the new Denver veterans hospital, and some said VA executives should be fired. But one Colorado veterans group said VA spending is under more scrutiny than weapons systems and...
  • Bonuses unearned: Awards to dishonest VA workers must be retrieved

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, March 17: Some Department of Veterans Affairs employees got bonuses by manipulating reports so they would qualify for the extra pay. Now that the truth is out, who thinks those...
  • Orange, Orlando sharpen focus on homeless veterans

    Orange, Orlando sharpen focus on homeless veterans
    Central Florida can be deeply proud of its long history of supporting the military. From our early days as home to McCoy Air Force Base, through decades of welcoming recruits to our Naval Training Center, and now, as home to "Team Orlando" — the...
  • VA watchdog defends actions in contracting report

    Call it the battle of the watchdogs. The inspector general's office at the Department of Veterans Affairs is defending its actions after the office came under unusual criticism from its counterpart at the Treasury Department. In a report in December,...
  • For Rubio and others, turning ideas into law is a daunting task

    WASHINGTON Sen. Marco Rubio offered a tax-overhaul plan two weeks ago, winning plaudits for articulating the kind of vision that could be part of his possible 2016 presidential run. But turning that plan into law is going to be difficult. For evidence,...