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Aurora VA: Where's the Accountability?

Individuals overseeing such a disastrous project should be held accountable, instead they were allowed golden parachutes and received millions of dollars in bonuses.

By Emily Laird | Wednesday, July 1st 2015





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CVA Welcomes Retirement of VA IG Richard Griffin

In response to Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General (VA IG) Richard Griffin announcing his retirement, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) CEO Pete Hegseth issued the following statement on behalf of CVA

By Pete Hegseth | Tuesday, June 30th 2015





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Op-ed | Congress Can Stand with Veterans by Supporting the VA Accountability Act

Members of Congress now have a choice: They can stand with veterans, or they can stand with VA bureaucrats and their special interest defenders whose main interest is preserving the status quo at the VA.

By Pete Hegseth | Friday, June 26th 2015





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Op-ed | Defeating Violent Extremism: How We’re Doing It Wrong

The violent extremists want to win. The U.S. wants not to lose.

By Emily Laird | Wednesday, June 24th 2015





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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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#VAFail – “The Tomah VA is a prime example of the VA’s unethical management practices and the problems America’s #veterans face when warnings are ignored, accountability takes a back seat to good performance numbers, and scandals get swept under the rug.” #VAaccountability

The Kurds are gaining ground against #ISIS in #Syria – but if you thought the U.S. had not strategy in #Iraq, it’s nothing compared to our absolute non-existent influence in the Islamic State’s home country, and how it may be divided up. #WeaknessIsDangerous

A VA whistleblower personally challenged President Obama in person to appoint an Inspector General outside the VA – but the President’s answer showed little promise.

Clearly #VAaccountability is not on the top of this administration’s priorities.

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