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#DailyVAFail - The Aurora VA Horror Story

As you likely have heard by now, the problems and scandals with the Aurora VA hospital have become as vast and complex as its sprawling design. In case you somehow missed it, the construction of the needlessly grandiose and gaudy hospital is years behind schedule and over a billion dollars over budget.

By Phil Hegseth | Monday, April 20th 2015

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Op-ed | Defend Freedom Tour 2015: Let's serve our veterans and restore America's leadership

One year ago, Americans were horrified to learn of a nationwide patient care scandal at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers, in which veterans were denied care while officials falsified scheduling statistics to conceal the delays. But while that scandal affected veterans and their families most directly, it also underscored a broader and more troubling trend: Americans’ declining levels of trust and confidence in the leadership of the federal government.

By Emily Laird | Thursday, April 16th 2015

#DailyVAFail - News Flash: VA Model Could Save Hospitals Billions - & Pigs Now Flying

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a notoriously dysfunctional government agency holding itself up as a model for private sector success. But that didn’t stop the Department of Veterans Affairs from doing exactly that.

By Phil Hegseth | Wednesday, April 15th 2015

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Field Report: Making veterans' voices heard

As the weather gets warmer and summer inches closer, Concerned Veterans for America is looking forward to what promises to be a season not only of barbeques and beaches, but also a season of action.

By Concerned Veterans | Wednesday, April 15th 2015

#DailyVAFail - Same Old Care, Just A Different Year...

Despite some valiant efforts (and some not so valiant), to this date, the AP states, ‘government data show that the number of patients facing long waits at VA facilities has not dropped at all.’ The question must then be raised.. Are we not doing enough? OR Are we doing the wrong things to fix the VA?

By Phil Hegseth | Tuesday, April 14th 2015