Senators have two very different proposals to redesign the Veterans Choice Program. Both pieces of legislation represent very different ideologies and sides of a debate that Congress, the Veterans Affairs Department, veterans service organizations and federal employee groups have been having for the past three years.
The Veterans Affairs Administration is working with veterans service organizations to try to help them find mental health care.
Though lawmakers still haven’t unveiled the final text of an omnibus spending package for the rest of fiscal 2018, veterans organizations and members of Congress are hopeful the bill will contain major VA policies.
AMVETS is taking matters into its own hands and has commissioned a licensed clinical team to help its members with mental health problems.
The doctor is in: Trump nominates White House physician Ronny Jackson to replace David Shulkin as VA secretary
With another change at the top at Veterans Affairs, the national veterans service organization Amvets is concerned what the instability in leadership will mean for veterans.
Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said he moved intentionally fast to bring bold transformation to the department.
In today’s Federal Newscast, AMVETS is urging President Trump to put Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Tom Bowman in charge while his choice for the position awaits Senate confirmation.
New acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said he wants VA employees to consider a different kind of customer service philosophy.