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What we achieved together in 2021: VA accountability, Afghanistan withdrawal, and more

2021 was a year unlike any other. When we at Concerned Veterans for America announced our 2021 priorities, we couldn’t have imagined the hurdles that would arise or the issues our nation would face. Despite these challenges, our mission — to continue serving the country we fought for in uniform — guided the work we carried out alongside our… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, December 17th 2021

Darin Selnick explains how the VA is violating federal health care law and overruling doctors’ decisions

Since passage of the VA MISSION Act in 2018 and rollout of new access standards for community care, veterans have had more options in where they get their medical care. At least, that is how the law was intended to work. Information obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests has revealed the Department of Veterans… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, December 8th 2021

The VA is denying veterans the care they need

In a new opinion piece in the New York Post, Concerned Veterans for America Education Director John Byrnes, a Marine Corps and Army National Guard veteran who served combat tours in Somalia, Iraq and Afghanistan, recounts his unhappy experience with the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system. “Seven years ago, while suffering from excruciating pain, I attempted to make a… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, December 3rd 2021