Veterans Affairs will cease its unlawful purge of veterans’ caregivers from its VA Caregiver Program according to a promise VA Secretary Robert Wilkie made to Congress. Flanked by the self-funded Veteran Warriors and the Independence Fund organization, Wilkie was confronted by lawmakers over confirmed reports that its Caregiver Program was unlawfully purging caregivers from … [Read more...] about Unlawful Purge Of Veterans’ Caregivers To Stop, Promises VA Secretary
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Washington Post and a host of other media publishers allege the White House politicized the selection process of Veterans Law Judges when it rejected 50 percent of the applicants based on political criteria. Ten hours after I published an article complaining that the press was largely silent about the selection of 4 Veterans Law Judges to the Board of Veterans Appeals, a new … [Read more...] about WaPo: White House Politicized Selection Of Veterans Law Judges
Department of Veterans Affairs has done very little to promote advancements at the Board of Veterans Appeals including hiring Veterans Law Judges. So, I thought I would help out a little with this article. One week ago, President Donald Trump approved the appointment of four new Veterans Law Judges (VLJ) to the Board. Generally, to qualify to become a VLJ, the applicant must … [Read more...] about Trump Approval Of New Veterans Law Judges Appears Almost Nowhere
Yesterday, Facebook flagged an instructional video from the Department of Veterans Affairs Vets.gov website as possibly being “fraud and spam”. The video was posted to our Facebook group Disabled Veterans – Chapter 31 Voc Rehab by a member and flagged for deletion by Facebook for possibly violating the company’s Community Standards. For the past year, veterans have … [Read more...] about Facebook Flags Veterans Affairs Vets.gov Video, Might Be “Fraud And Spam”
The White House and the new acting secretary of Veterans Affairs have a troubling double standard to address on racist statements made on Facebook by agency employees. A week ago, VA employee and union president Tatishka Thomas posted a racist statement against “white privilege” while working at embattled Bay Pines VA, located in Florida. I first reported it here after … [Read more...] about Can White House Fix Veterans Affairs Double Standard On Racism?