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Bob Wallace, Executive Director, Veterans of Foreign Wars

The American Legion says reports of veteran deaths resulting from VA hospital treatment delays mean it's time for Secretary Eric Shinkseki to step aside. But at the moment, they're the only major veterans' group to go that far. Most of the other large service organizations are waiting for the full results of an inspector general review of the alleged "secret waiting list" at the Phoenix VA hospital. Bob Wallace, executive director of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, told In Depth with Francis Rose it's premature to call for leadership changes.

Tags: Bob Wallace , Eric Shinseki , VA , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 01:24pm EDT
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What are the top issues facing veterans in 2013?

Host Derrick Dortch hosts a roundtable discussion of veteran's issues, with representatives from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
January 11, 2013(Encore presentation January 25, 2013)

Tags: workforce , veterans , disabled vets , claims processing , veterans issues , Veterans hiring , veterans care , congress , Joe Davis , Ryan Gallucci , Gerald Manar , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , veteran employment , veteran issues , veterans with disabilities , veterans retirement benefits , Veterans of Foreign Wars , Department of Veterans Affairs

Friday - 01/11/2013, 11:43pm EST
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As new vets go online, VA and others follow

Tech-savvy vets finding support online.

Tags: technology , Veterans Affairs , Army Reserve , DoD , American Legion , Afghanistan , GI Bill

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 05:28pm EDT

Pentagon chief says website to list award winners

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says a new Pentagon website will list the names of those Americans who have earned the Medal of Honor since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Tags: Jason Chaffetz , Stolen Valor Act , DoD , Army , Air Force , DoD Update

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 10:47am EDT

VFW urges members to fight military benefits changes

he Veterans of Foreign Wars on Tuesday urged its 2 million members to plead with Congress to spare military and veterans' benefits as a special deficit-cutting panel looks to slash $1.2 trillion from the federal budget.

Tags: military , DoD , supercommittee , congress , pay and benefits , benefits

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 05:04pm EDT

VA needs to tighten oversight of G.I. Bill

Three senators say the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill needs tougher oversight after new figures show a quarter of the program's funds went to just eight companies that run for-profit colleges.

Tags: DoD , VA , GI Bill , congress , vetjobs , Tom Carper , Tom Harkin , Jim Webb , Curtis Coy , ted daywalt , education , Jared Serbu , Ryan Gallucci

Friday - 09/23/2011, 05:20am EDT
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