On Tuesday, 60-year-old Robin Calef pleaded guilty to one count of theft of government funds for stealing $102,289.62 in government funds that were meant for her deceased sister, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.
The VA's past efforts to reduce veteran firearm suicides had been opposed by gun rights activists and conservative lawmakers.
Veterans Affairs employees have the next two months to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.
The VA supervisor allegedly asked the woman's relationship status and offered to drive her home. When she refused, he brought up his PTSD issues and told her about the guns at his home.
The IRS expects to begin issuing payments this weekend to benefit recipients who don't usually file a tax return.
"Secretary Wilkie must be held accountable," leaders from six major groups representing veterans wrote to President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
The Senate committee failed because it didn't hold any oversight hearings into veterans issues for the last year.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' top health official on Tuesday told the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee that the agency lacks the amount of PPE that will likely be required if a second wave of coronavirus strikes.
The Defense Production Act, a law that controls the distribution of essential supplies in times of emergency, makes it unlawful to engage in price gouging.
"Trump, who has never worked in a functional organization his entire life, simply has no concept of how complex institutions work. His entire world is about 'knowing a guy.'" Professor Seth Cotlar tweeted.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is hesitant to admit its role in the death of Marine Corps veteran Jason Simcakoski, who died as a result of drugs he was prescribed at a VA hospital.
With painkillers, Mike Stevens could care for his kids and run his farm; now he can barely dress himself.
About half of severely mentally ill people have a drug problem, and vice versa, but federal policies don't address that.
"There is an epidemic of sudden deaths occurring throughout the U.S. military."
The VA killed thousands of vets and fueled the national opioid addiction crisis by recklessly throwing pills at a problem.
The suicide rate for men in the farming, fishing and forestry industries in certain states is higher than that of veterans, two unrelated reports indicate.
A VA surgeon who reported a co-worker's time card fraud was relocated to a dirty closet and then demoted.
The Veteran's History Project at the Library of Congress preserves firsthand accounts that, like these, show the full scope of the wartime experience.
One Marine corps veteran found the VA Department threatening to cut his disability rating.
Since 2003, over 600 American service members have come forward with the belief that they were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq.
President Obama made the announcement that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki offered his resignation