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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





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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





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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.

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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.

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