CVA in the News

CVA in the News

#VAFail - VA Hospital Leaves Paralyzed Vets Unattended for Hours

Video has emerged, shot from the wheelchair of an unidentified veteran patient, showing empty hallways and nursing stations that reportedly remain vacant for hours. Sean Higgins, a VA whistleblower from the same hospital, revealed that this is not only a regular occurrence, but also an illegal one:

By Phil Hegseth | Thursday, August 27th 2015

CVA Statement on VA Disability Claim Backlog Reduction

This is not the first time, nor will it be the last, that the VA played fast and loose with its facts. The VA’s data and claims of success on the disability backlog – and anything else for that matter – cannot be taken at face value.

By Caroline Phelps | Tuesday, August 25th 2015

#VAFail - VA Using Veterans as Political Pawns to Battle Congress

The VA backed Congress into a corner by demanding more money and threatening not only to shut down hospitals, but also withhold the distribution of essential drugs to the veterans who needed them. The VA used the only tool that it has – veterans’ care – to dupe Congress into giving it more money.

By Phil Hegseth | Tuesday, August 25th 2015

#VAFail - VA Caught Shredding Veterans' Claims

Not only were they shredding mail that officials had taken the time to read – this was also UNOPENED mail. Instead of taking the time to read the letters veterans had taken the time to write and send, the LA VA was sending those letters from the VA mailbox straight to the shredder.

By Phil Hegseth | Wednesday, August 19th 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 — — will provide concrete ways for CVA members and all Americans to demand accountability at Veterans Affairs.





Where’s the breaking news headlines for these heroes? Wake up America: We still have men and women abroad making sacrifices everyday for our freedoms.

Honor and Remember. #RIP #SOT

We want to send the #DefendFreedom Tour off with a bang – and we’re doing it in Minnesota!

Do your part – join us and learn how we can spur Washington into acting on the issues #veterans care about! Register NOW:

Maybe you can’t hire people because the VA has a reputation for scandals, poor care and mismanagement.. #VAaccountability