Veteran Health Care News
When Army Career Ended in Disgrace, Gunman Was Ostracized
He was disarmed in the middle of a war zone and placed under 24-hour escort. The most humiliating part was that everyone in Micah Johnson's unit in Afghanistan knew why: He was accused of stealing a female soldier's panties. Johnson's aspirations to a military career were over. Now he faced removal
Mom of Baton Rouge Shooter: He'd 'Lose It' Over Shootings
The mother of the Iraq war veteran who shot and killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge said Thursday she believes her son suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder
Trump: Plan to Revamp Veterans Care Will Save Lives, Money
Touting himself as the "law and order candidate," Republican Donald Trump pledged Monday to crack down on government employees who fail to serve veterans
The Latest: Trump: Clinton Is 'Secretary of the Status Quo'
Donald Trump is calling Hillary Clinton "the secretary of the status quo" as he criticized the "cover up" of her email scandal
Experts Call for Overhaul of Transgender Health Practices Worldwide
The various health disparities faced by transgender people has been spotlighted in a series of articles published today in the Lancet Medical Journal, with multiple health experts in three papers calling for action to improve the health and well-being of an estimated 25 million transgender people
VA Admits 25,000 Veterans Received Improper Brain Injury Screening
Almost 25,000 veterans were examined for traumatic brain injuries by Veterans Affairs medical providers who were not qualified to diagnose them, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has admitted. Since 2007, VA guidelines have required one of four specialists -- psychiatrists, physiatrists,
VA Secretary Under Fire Comparing Veteran Wait Times to Amusement Park
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald on Monday likened the significance of measuring the amount of time it takes veterans to receive healthcare from the department to waiting for rides at Disney parks , an attempt to downplay the value of the figures, which attracted widespread
First Lady Celebrates Female Veterans at Women's History Month Event: 'Tell Your Story'
First Lady Michelle Obama honored female veterans today at the annual Women’s History Month reception in Washington, D.C. At the reception, hosted by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Obama urged female veterans to tell their story. "All of you learned how to build a team and lead others under
New Outrage Over the VA Health Care System
A video went viral of a veteran on the phone, trapped in an endless loop when trying to make an appointment.