President Signs Bill to Extend Veteran’s Choice Health Care Law

President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday to temporarily extend a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector, part of an effort by the president to deliver on a campaign promise. More information on how the VA is changing coming in the next week or so.   President Signs Bill to Extend Veteran’s Choice Health Care Law Department of Defense By Terri Moon Cronk WASHINGTON, April 20, 2017 — President Donald J. Trump signed the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act on April 18, so military veterans can continue receiving health care in the … Continue reading

More Heartbreak & Incompetence at the VA

From Patriot Post:   As if the situation at the Department of Veterans Affairs wasn’t bad enough, heartbreaking congressional testimony was heard about the runaround some of our veterans suffering from mental health issues received from the agency. Those who testified were the surviving parents of military members who committed suicide. One couple recounted how their son “suffered from post-traumatic stress so severe he wore a towel around his head that he said helped keep out the voices, the light and the sound.” Others documented the troubles their children had with securing appointments and prescriptions, and the lack of follow-up … Continue reading