More than 57,000 U.S. military veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling, the government said Monday in a report newly demonstrating how deep and widespread the problem is.
The mortuary announced on May 1 that it would no longer transfer the bodies of veterans with families, even if those families were unable to afford paying for burial, according to DMVA Director Ruth Wong.
A group of veterans celebrated their graduation Friday as they prepare to reenter the workforce armed with new skills.
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Arizona Sen. John McCain stumped for GOP Senate hopeful Carly Fiorina on Saturday, telling a crowd of military veterans that her Democratic opponent Barbara Boxer is the chamber’s most “anti-defense” lawmaker.