As a Nation we owe full attention to the care of our Veterans they eminently deserve. This page links to stories that reveal issues that cannot be ignored.

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LINKS to articles describing concerns about the VA MISSION Act of 2018:

 

 

 

 

By Protecting Veterans’ Health, You May Protect Your Own

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/10/opinion/sunday/

veterans-department-health-hospitals.html

 

On Veterans Day, Advocates Warn Against Pence & Trump-Led Attacks on VA Healthcare

https://www.democracynow.org/2018/11/12/

on_veterans_day_advocates_warn_against

 

VFW’s Concerns: Veterans’ Health Care

https://vfworg-cdn.azureedge.net/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Advocacy/2019-NLS-Talking-Points-Health-Care.pdf?la=en&v=1&d=20180906T184958Z

 

Caring for Those Who Serve: Potential Implications of the Veterans Affairs Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018

http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2694807/caring-those-who-serve-potential-implications-veterans-affairs-maintaining-internal

 

VA MISSION act may up costs, lower vet health care quality

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-07-va-mission-vet-health-quality.html

 

President Rejects VA Mission Act, Despite Signing Bill Into Law

https://www.medicalbag.com/policy/trump-rejects-va-bill-amid-funding-issues/article/772777/

 

More fights set over sweeping veterans reforms just signed into law

https://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2018/06/06/more-fights-set-over-sweeping-veterans-reforms-just-signed-into-law/

 

 

 

A fatal wait: Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list

 

http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/23/health/veterans-dying-health-care-delays/index.html?hpt=hp_inthenews

Read hurry up and wait: The VFW's Report on the State of VA Health Care September 2014 here.

Read Our Care A Report on Veterans’ Options, Preferences, and Expectations in Health Care: Compiled by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. September 22, 2015 here.

Old Glory on Veterans Day 2014 in Collegedale (Tennessee) Veterans Memorial Park. Performing is the Collegedale Academy Concert Band.
"NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS" --Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States