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Bonus Clawback Scandal Will Cost Taxpayers Millions

Arlington, VA – The Pentagon bonus clawback scandal will cost taxpayers millions of dollars, according to the Department of Defense.

VA Releases Information That Should Have Already Been Public

Arlington, VA – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has quietly and reluctantly released quality-of-care ratings for hundreds of VA facilities across the country,after refusing to disclose this information to veterans and the American public for years.

CVA Hosts Free Speech Event in Greenville with Rep. Gowdy

Greenville, SC – Last night, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) hosted the organization’s first Defend the First event in Greenville with Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC). The event at the Old Cigar Warehouse in downtown Greenville drew a crowd of over 150 veterans, military family members, and patriotic South Carolinians for a meaningful discussion with CVA Executive Director Mark Lucas about the major threats to free speech.

Memo: Bob McDonald’s Failed VA Legacy

It’s been over two years since the secret wait list scandal broke at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Phoenix, leading to the revelation that manipulated wait times were happening at VAs across the country. One might reasonably expect that in the aftermath of this controversy, the VA might have devoted its significant… Read more »

CVA to Host Free Speech Event in Greenville with Rep. Trey Gowdy

Greenville, SC – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will kick off the organization’s first “Defend the First” event on Monday, December 19 in Greenville. The event will feature Rep. Gowdy (R-SC), who will join CVA Executive Director Mark Lucas to discuss the threats facing free speech in America and the importance of protecting the First Amendment.

New Video Highlights Story of Phoenix VA Whistleblower

Arlington, VA – A new video released by Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) highlights VA whistleblower Brandon Coleman’s story as a clear example of what happens when the government uses the private information of citizens to silence those who speak out against it. The video comes as part of the group’s new project, Defend the First, dedicated to defending freedom of speech under the First Amendment.

CVA Statement on Secret VA Rating System

Arlington, VA – Today USA Today published the secret internal rating system the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) uses to track the performance of its facilities while keeping American veterans and taxpayers largely in the dark. Historically, the VA has refused to make these ratings public, claiming they are meant for internal use only. According to… Read more »