Errors at the Regional Office: Some veterans waited five years for a medical exam.
Inspector General finds more than half of sampled cases at the Wichita Regional Office contain errors. This probably comes to no surprise to those veterans living in Kansas.
Howard Wahlen: A Vietnam Veteran who survived a war and now has to survive the VA.
Howard on a bike during near White Sands Missile Range. Howard Wahlen grew up outside Los Angeles before he was sent to Vietnam. He saw some pretty serious action there,
Jet injections, Hepatitis C and the VA.
This photograph was included in the Army’s Report: “A Decade of Progress. The United States Army Medical Department 1959 – 1969.” (1971) According to that publication, the Army developed its
Kansas veteran Michael Judie looking for fellow 1st/28th members.
Michael Judie, center. Kansas City area veteran Sgt. Michael Judie is fighting the VA for benefits. He served in the Army from 1976 to 1881 with the 1st Battalion, 28th
Juan Santiago and the Camp Lejeune drinking water.
I want to give you an update on one of my favorite veterans, Juan Santiago, who is fighting not one, but two extraordinary battles with the VA. I’ve talked about
BUSTED: VA Employee takes bribes.
University of Washington Digital Collections. First shipment of gold, circa 1899. Probably not too surprising. A VA employee admitted to accepting $1.3 million in kickbacks from companies he awarded contracts
Hope for Veterans waiting in the never-ending benefits line?
Photograph of Civil War soldiers in a hospital, circa 1963. U.S. National Archives The VA has reportedly hired more people to help reduce the backlog. Too many veterans have been
Agent Orange in Okinawa: There is a cover-up happening before our eyes.
Photograph by watashiwani If you are a veteran that served in Okinawa, you might have heard the news that barrels containing the dioxin residue were found buried in a soccer field
Robert Davis: He Won For His Family
Robert Davis fought in the Air Force during the Vietnam era, assigned to Thailand to serve as a guard. There, in addition to his regular duties, he assisted in the
Testing in Okinawa Confirms the presence of Agent Orange component ingredients.
Hundreds of U.S. veterans have come forward with descriptions of Agent Orange being used, stored and transported in Okinawa. Still, the VA denies claims based on Agent Orange exposure. But
Veteran Robert Trafter wins in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims
Robert Trafter underwent two battles with cancer — and beat it, twice. But he still had to beat the VA. Mr. Trafter served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1972
Richard Wheaton, a true World War II Hero, fighting the VA.
Nearly 70 years ago, a 21-year-old Captain Richard Wheaton flew in nearly 40 combat missions in World War II over Nazi-occupied Europe. He flew in rescue missions and food drops.