Veterans Affairs and common sense are an oxymoron only George Carlin could truly appreciate. Sending me on an hour-long journey into the rural areas of Charlottesville to see a doctor to prove ALS, a known degenerative disease gets worse.
Suddenly, for no reason, I stopped. Then, within seconds, I found myself uncontrollably walking backward into the rain without being able to stop myself.
The key to dealing with ALS is anticipation. Victims of the disease and their families need to plan ahead for whatever eventuality may be on the horizon.
Jason Simcakoski, a 35-year-old Marine Corps veteran died from a drug overdose while at the hospital Now vets are at risk following unsafe dental procedures. But there is some good news for Tomah Vets
Whistleblowers need to be a protect class because without them how long would it have taken for us to learn about the mistreatment of our veterans at VA hospitals?