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CVA To Congress: Hold The Line On Aurora VA Hospital

In response to hyperbolic declarations from VA Secretary Robert McDonald that accuse the Congress of “punishing” Colorado veterans if they don’t give the VA another blank check to finish the new Aurora, Colorado VA hospital, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth issued the following statement:

By Caroline Phelps | Thursday, May 21st 2015

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Op-ed | Halting vet suicides requires culture change

In April, my Army unit that served in Afghanistan passed a dark milestone: We’ve now lost more men to suicide than we lost in combat.

By Sean Parnell | Tuesday, May 19th 2015

Op-ed | VA must hold all workers accountable for misconduct, poor performance

Congress should expand firing authority to all VA employees, not just senior executives, through HVAC Chairman Jeff Miller’s VA Accountability Act. Only when those at the top, middle, and bottom are held to the same simple and fair standard of basic accountability can the culture start to change.

By Pete Hegseth | Monday, May 18th 2015

#DailyVAFail - VA Illegally Wasting Billions of Taxpayer Dollars A Year

Jan R. Frye, deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistics—the VA’s most senior procurement executive—has written a 35-page letter to Secretary Bob McDonald documenting the rampant “lawlessness and chaos” that has become uniform across the department.

By Phil Hegseth | Friday, May 15th 2015

Building on our 2013 #MillionVetBacklog effort, the 2014 #VAaccountability Project is an ambitious project to bring long-overdue accountability to VA. In addition to information about VA problems and solutions, the project’s website — www.VAaccountability.org — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.