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Gulf War Advisory Committee Letter Expresses Grave Concerns to New VA Secretary

The following is reposted from 91outcomes.com with permission. *** “I ask you to please post … this letter RAC members sent to Secretary McDonald after the RAC meeting this week.  VA staff now controls what is posted to the RAC … Continue reading

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MEDIA REPORTS: The Beginning of Finally Some Truth about the VA

After a great deal of covering up, retaliation against and intimidation of whistleblowers, media reporting, Congressional hearing and inquiries, and VA delays, denial, and more covering up, finally this week it appears as though the first elements of truth are … Continue reading

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VCS to Participate in Sgt. Sullivan Center’s Event: Rebuilding Trust, Renewing Our Dedication to Transparency in Deployment Health Science

  Having trouble viewing this?  Click here Sergeant Sullivan Center Reception: Honoring Excellence in Post-Deployment Health Rebuilding Trust, Renewing Our Dedication to Transparency in Deployment Health Science:            Awards Ceremony 2014 “If you blow the whistle … Continue reading

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VA Officials Spun Inspector General Report to Make VA Appear Not at Fault for 40+ Veteran Deaths in Phoenix

A new investigative report by the Arizona Republic newspaper has found that officials in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) whitewashed a report by the VA’s Inspector General regarding the depth, breadth, and scope of the healthcare access scandal … Continue reading

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VA’s Medical Research Failures Continue to Grow

A new example of VA’s failures on medical research — an often overlooked area where VA remains badly broken — has emerged near Fort Hood. An Austin, Texas newspaper reports that a $3.8 million mobile MRI machine, widely touted by VA … Continue reading

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Ill Gulf War Veterans Protest VA Failures on Gulf War Illness

The following article appears courtesy of 91outcomes.com.  It is reprinted in full with the permission of 91outcomes.  (91outcomes.com) – In VA medical centers across the country, Gulf War veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness are speaking up and out.    … Continue reading

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Chairman Miller Responds to OIG Report, What’s Still Needed

The following statements were released by the office of Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL-01), Chairman of the U.S House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. On August 7, a statement by Rep. Miller on the signing into law of the VA Reform Bill included … Continue reading

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VA Cooking the Books on Suicide Data, too

Over the course of this year, systemic failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have become known to the public, including VA cooking the books on veterans’ healthcare, disability claims, and medical research. A new investigative report by … Continue reading

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