Veterans Services

By AJ Lagoe and Steven Eckert: The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to contact nearly 25,000 veterans nationwide to say they’re entitled to new exams for traumatic brain injuries, known as TBI’s.  That’s the latest development in a KARE 11 News investigation that revealed the VA had been using doctors who, by its own policy, were not qualified to diagnosis TBI’s.

Leo Shane III and Patricia Kime:  Senate leaders unveiled a massive veterans reform package Thursday that includes sweeping new accountability rules for Department of Veterans Affairs employees, a dramatic expansion of the veterans caregiver program, and promises of changing the agency to a more veteran-friendly culture.  Read more here: 

WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it proposed disciplinary action against three Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) attorneys, and has filed a Complaint against two Board Veterans Law Judges. Accountability actions against the Board judges have been referred to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), which has direct jurisdiction over cases concerning administrative law judges.

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