Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 1 Share on Twitter 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Best Web OpEds

Truthdiggers of the Week: Whistleblowers in the Department of Veterans Affairs

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; , Add Tags

Must Read 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 8/16/15

Become a Fan
  (48 fans)

Internal memos leaked by Veterans Affairs employees over the years have shown that dishonest bookkeeping encouraged by department managers has resulted in the widespread denial of medical care to combat veterans. This month, an agency document—leaked by staffer Scott Davis—showed that more than 35,000 veterans had been denied care because of an “error” in the department’s computer system. Nearly half of these veterans have waited more than five years for coverage, and one document indicated that nearly one-third of those who had been waiting have died.
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.truthdig.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles