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Veterans Affairs

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  • No matter the cost, veterans deserve care

    To the editor: The "temporary VA fix" must, not could, be permanent as a floor for what we do for our veterans sent to fight ridiculous wars for ridiculous reasons, using ridiculous strategies with ridiculous and tragic results. ("Lawmakers' costly plan to fix Veterans Affairs is temporary, or not," Aug. 6)
  • Better to treat too many veterans for PTSD than too few

    To the editor: There are reasons why claims to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for post-traumatic stress disorder are high: ("As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims," Aug. 3) - In previous wars, PTSD was not...

    Obama on Veterans Affairs scandal: 'I will not stand for it'

    Obama on Veterans Affairs scandal: 'I will not stand for it'
    President Barack Obama expressed anger on Wednesday about delays in care for wounded U.S. veterans, saying he will begin next week to get answers from investigations into what went wrong and who to hold accountable. "When I hear allegations of...

    Should VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resign?

    Should VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resign?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Some Republican leaders are calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign because of recent scandals at medical centers.  But two influential...

    Soldiers Dying In Battle For Mental Health

    March ended with this uplifting news: For the first time in seven years, no U.S. soldiers died that month in combat. Not one. It's a relieving statistic, suggesting that the heavy toll in lives of U.S. military intervention is coming to an end. That...