A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial will be the first memorial in Washington dedicated to veterans who come home with life-changing injuries.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says he would exempt military retirement income from state income taxes for the majority of veterans.
Republican Larry Hogan says he would push to eliminate Maryland’s income tax on military pensions, if he is elected governor.
Scientists will develop wireless implants that can help people with traumatic brain injuries recover memory function.
A whistle-blower claims that the Phoenix VA tried to hide the deaths of at least seven veterans who died while awaiting care.
Acting U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson met Tuesday with administrators in Baltimore to strategize on improving lengthy delays for veterans in need of medical help in Maryland, where a recent audit showed the average wait time is 81 days for new patients seeking a primary-care doctor.
Hundreds of people spent Father’s Day paying tribute to American soldiers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
The Senate has approved a bill making it easier for veterans who’ve endured long wait times for VA medical care to receive treatment from local doctors instead. The measure closely resembles a bill approved Tuesday in the House. Lawmakers say they are optimistic a compromise version can soon be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature.
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.