CVA in the News

CVA in the News

Hegseth: ISIS Is a Cancer—Once in Remission and Now Metastasized

During a White House press conference today, President Obama was quoted as saying, “We don’t have a strategy yet. I think what I’ve seen in some of the news reports suggests that folks are getting a little further ahead of where we’re at than where we currently are. I think that’s not just our assessment but the assessment of the military as well. We need to make sure we have clear plans, that we’re developing them.”

By Emily Laird | Friday, August 29th 2014

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Op-Ed | Why is Phoenix VA official still employed?

In April, I wrote about the urgent need for reform at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. That call followed revelations of a nationwide patient care scandal, in which veterans were denied care while VA officials falsified wait lists and then collected generous “performance” bonuses based on the fraudulent numbers.

By Emily Laird | Wednesday, August 27th 2014

Hegseth: OIG Report Confirms Systemic Problems at Phoenix VA Facilities

The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report on Tuesday reviewing allegations of patient deaths, wait times and scheduling practices at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, finding “unacceptable and troubling lapses in follow-up, coordination, quality, and continuity of care.”

By Emily Laird | Wednesday, August 27th 2014

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CVA launches GOTVets Tour in September & October

You asked, and we responded. The tour continues! This summer we had an incredible Summer Tour; and we’re excited to announce that we have extended the tour into September and October, as the Defend Freedom Get Out The Veteran Tour.

By Caroline Phelps | Tuesday, August 26th 2014

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 — — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.





It’s well known that ISIS is an international force. Did you know that force includes 100-200 Americans?

CVA advisor, Gary Berntsen, joined Fox & Friends to explain how to keep #ISIS out of America and why we should create a coalition of the willing to put the pressure on the Islamic army. …

“A female patient reports that an employee sexually abused her. An employee takes a veteran in a drug-addiction program to a crack house. An investigation shows that after gaining the trust of a patient with dementia, an employee takes thousands of dollars from her account.

“None of these …

BREAKING: ISIS may have beheaded another American journalist named Steven Joel Sotloff.