It would allow vets with “other-than-honorable” discharges to receive mental health treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Investigators with the VA Office of Inspector General confirmed a whistleblower's claim that staff didn't use the department's official wait list system.
Eight patient care areas of the hospital showed cleanliness problems including dirty floors and kitchens.
"I'm just astounded, quite frankly, I'm absolutely astounded," Glenn Haggstrom told The Associated Press in a rare interview.
Rep. Mike Coffman, a Republican, and Sen. Michael Bennet, a Democrat have introduced separate measures to help troops pushed out of the military without health benefits.
Bennet asks David Shulkin to address mental health care coverage for former military members who received other-than-honorable discharges.
A Colorado veteran and his wife say the government's decision to provide medical assistance for injured veterans who can't have children means couples will have the chance to start families.
The Veterans Affairs internal watchdog will look into claims that three facilities in Colorado kept veterans waiting for care and falsified records