A House committee chairman renewed his criticism Thursday of the bonuses paid to senior executives at the Veterans Affairs Department and called on the VA to recoup a nearly $63,000 bonus given to an official who oversaw a Pittsburgh hospital where an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease killed five ve Full story
The Department of Veterans Affairs is withholding bonuses for senior officials who oversee disability claims, citing a failure to meet performance goals for reducing a sizable backlog in claims processing. Full story
"When we came in, there was no plan to change that; we've been operating on a six month wait for over a decade," said Tommy Sowers, assistant Veterans Affairs' secretary, Wednesday. Full story
Bill Wolff, executive producer of the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of Wednesday’s show – Mitt Romney, his stance on immigration and a look at the authors of the SB 1070 law, plus the Department of Veterans Affairs is having major problems providing mental healthcare and we’ve got U.S. Secret
John Garcia of the Department of Veterans Affairs shares details about organizations that make the future of veterans a priority every day.
Jerry Miller has received four letters from the VA mourning his death and cutting off his benefits. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
Lt. Col. Tammy Duckworth, Democratic candidate for Congress from Illinois, Iraq war veteran, and former Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, talks with Rachel Maddow about helping returning veterans and breaking partisan gridlock in
Advocates for military veterans have filed a class-action lawsuit in Los Angeles to try to force the federal Veterans Affairs Department to step up for former service-members who are now homeless. NBC's Lee Cowan reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki applaud as they greet a rider during the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride to the White House in Washington April 17, 2013, in celebration of the seventh annual Ride. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS
Richard Cadwallader , 82, greets Kim Yeon-soon, 72, during a reunion ceremony at a hotel in Seoul April 1, 2013. War veteran Cadwallader, who had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, was reunited with Kim, whom he helped receive treatment for burns she had sustained as a girl, on Mond
Danny Crane conned the Department of Veterans Affairs out of $7,000 by claiming he was half blind, had once been shot in the back, suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and had 24 metal plates inserted in his face.
Private First Class Glenn Schoenmann is seen in this undated handout photo courtesy of the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs. The soldier who left his family farm in Tennessee to volunteer for the Korean War has come home more than six decades later to be buried next to his mother and father.