Obama signs landmark VA reform law

By Travis J. Tritten, Stars & Stripes: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a $16.3 billion plan to overhaul the troubled nationwide health care system run by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

In a speech at Fort Belvoir, Va., Obama said the law is an important step toward reforming a dysfunctional agency that has outraged Americans, but cautioned that much more work is needed to fix chronically long wait times for veteran patients and systemic wrongdoing among staff.   To read entire article, click here:  http://www.stripes.com/news/obama-signs-landmark-va-reform-law-1.297191