The president promised to provide veterans with "the world-class benefits that they've earned" during his speech at Arlington National Cemetery.
Veterans are yelled at by VA receptionists, rushed through appointments with doctors and, when we find ourselves houseless, the medications keeping us alive disappear into the mail system or sit unclaimed in pharmacies.
In 1976, Cleland became the nation's youngest Veteran Affairs administrator ever and the first Vietnam vet to head the department.
Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are accused of knowing of the men's actions, according to House Democrats.
The change will reportedly be announced on the 10-year anniversary of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy ending.
Richard Meleski claimed to have served as Navy SEAL and said he had been a prisoner of war, which gave him Priority Group 3 healthcare.
"Suicide is preventable, and everyone has a role to play in saving lives," VA Secretary Denis McDonough said in a statement.
Providing benefits and medical care to veterans will be the biggest single long-term cost of the post-9/11 wars, according to a new report.
In his final days in office, President Donald Trump made several speeches highlighting the achievements of his presidency.
The VA's COVID death toll equates to 23 per day, a greater number than the suicide rate of veterans, which is 17 per day.
An independent government watchdog report says Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL, tried to help the VA secretary damage the reputation of a woman who was sexually assaulted at a VA facility.
"It's clear: Dan Crenshaw is not morally fit to be a member of the House of Representatives," the progressive veterans group Common Defense said in a statement.
In a statement Saturday, House Speaker Pelosi criticized Robert Wilkie and called for his resignation, following the inspector general's report.
Former Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Byrne claims he lost his job because he didn't back an attempt by his boss, Robert Wilkie, to discredit a Navy veteran whose sexual assault allegations he felt were a political plot against him.
James Stiles received nearly $195,000 in medical care and $4,000 in housing benefits by claiming to be a Marine with two Purple Heart medals.
September 11, 2001, was a day that left millions of Americans terrified, confused and angry. But it also served as another test of this great nation's resolve and its commitment to freedom and liberty.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has disputed a survey released Friday that found a majority of VA employees have witnessed racial discrimination against veterans.
The Department of Veteran Affairs reported that it treated 4,100 COVID-19 patients at 138 medical facilities in the U.S. in June, up from 1,390 in May.
Julie Wheeler, 43, of Beckley, West Virginia, will spend 42 months in federal prison and pay restitution of $289,055.07, according to a statement released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Justice.
The rate of hospitalization among U.S. military members is also reportedly 50 times greater than for U.S. civilians.
The VA had initially refused to remove three gravestones from German prisoners of war containing symbols and praise for the Nazi regime.
Memorial Day is perfect time to ponder why America is worth fighting for.
"It is deeply troubling and terribly offensive that swastika-adorned headstones that include messages honoring Hitler continue to stand in this nation's veterans administration national cemeteries," one congressperson wrote.
VA researchers have enrolled 200 veterans in a trial testing whether the prostate cancer drug degarelix could prove to be an effective treatment for men with COVID-19.
"We take very seriously our work with the U.S. government and continue to be committed to providing the best quality products at fair and transparent prices," 3M said in a statement.
Like our men and women in the military and veterans, we should all be able to put country over party.
A former Arkansas VA database administrator pleaded guilty in federal court after being accused of offering to sell private information to an informant.
Ronny Jackson's nomination to head the VA has become engulfed in controversy.
Trump is reportedly considering Army National Guard veteran and Fox host Peter Hegseth to be secretary of Veterans Affairs.