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The VA failed my veteran son
and he committed suicide

Fox News, by Bruce Landsberg

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 6/27/2014 5:21:00 PM

Much has been written in recent days about secret waiting lists for Veterans to get a medical appointment at Veterans Administration facilities. An audit released on Monday uncovered widespread problems, including the fact that more than three quarters of VA hospitals and clinics had manipulated data about wait times. Still to be determined are allegations over whether these secret delays led to the deaths of 40 Arizona veterans. The controversy, which led to the resignation of the VA Secretary, Eric Shinseki, is certainly cause for outrage, and possibly criminal charges. But as tragic as this may be, we cannot help but wonder

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/27/2014 11:34:35 PM     (No. 9902834)

How many vets still haven´t received treatment or have passed away since the fraud was uncovered ?

Zippy can take his phone and pen out for any country other than this one.

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