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CVA Statement on Dismissal of Secretary Shulkin

Arlington, Va. — Concerned Veterans for America Executive Director Dan Caldwell released this statement following the news that VA Secretary David Shulkin was dismissed by President Trump. “Secretary Shulkin made significant headway in reforming the department, but ultimately became a distraction from the important task of improving health care for our veterans.   “We are… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, March 28th 2018

Needed VA Reform Left Out of Omnibus Bill

A massive omnibus spending bill passed by the House includes more than $1 trillion in government funds, including a $7 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Everything from border security to fighting the opioid crisis made it into this bill, but what’s missing is reform of the troubled VA. Before the omnibus bill’s release, many expected to see VA reform provisions included in its more than… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Monday, March 26th 2018

Years Later, VA Hospitals Are Still Inaccurately Reporting Wait Times for Vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs promised over and over again that it would fix the long wait times after the Phoenix VA scandal. But the problems continue. A recent report from the VA Office of the Inspector General found VA hospitals throughout the Midwest are inaccurately reporting wait times for hundreds of veterans. The official… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, March 21st 2018

CVA Meets With Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

Arlington, VA – Today, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) gathered on Capitol Hill for a press conference to discuss their legislative agenda for 2018. The group shared its vision for advancing key policy priorities, including bringing more health care choice to veterans through the VA, increasing accountability and transparency at the VA, and reforming defense spending. The group… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Thursday, March 15th 2018

Women’s History Month: Honoring Our Women in Uniform

Women have always been integral to military success. They’ve served in support roles while men took to the battlefields, joined in as nurses, took on male-dominated roles as wars became more demanding and now serve in combat.  Our female veterans and military members feel a powerful sense of duty to their country, even after they’ve served.   Concerned… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Saturday, March 3rd 2018