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Guido Filippone has already raised nearly $14,000 since May 16 for the remaining medical costs of a World War II veteran he met in his local Veterans Affairs (VA) office parking lot.

Marine Raises Thousands to Help World War II Veteran

Guido Filippone has already raised nearly $14,000 since May 16 for the remaining medical costs of a World War II veteran he met in his local Veterans Affairs (VA) office parking lot.

United States Army veteran Sgt. Leon Brookings, celebrates the U.S. Army's 238th Birthday Celebration, Flag Day at the third anniversary of the West Los Angeles Veterans Home, Friday, June 14, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Dan Caldwell on Next Big VA Reform: Let Vets ‘Access Care Outside the VA’ System

Dan Caldwell, director of policy for Concerned Veterans for America, spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Raheem Kassam on Thursday regarding President Trump’s call for unity in his speech at the American Legion National Convention and his signing of the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act.

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Trump Signs Bill to Fire Failing VA Employees, Protect Whistleblowers

President Donald Trump, in a room filled with veterans and veterans advocates, signed a law that will give the Veterans Affairs secretary more power to remove failing employees and protect whistleblowers. “Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to this nation

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House Votes to Give VA Secretary More Power to Punish Bad Employees

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to give the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs more authority to hold employees accountable for poor performance or misconduct. The bill would also strengthen whistleblower protections and includes restricting and recouping bonus awards, including from those who retaliate against them. An employee who is convicted of a felony in connection with their job duties could have their pension reduced.

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Mental Health Epidemic: Veterans Affairs Says 20 Veterans Commit Suicide Per Day

New statistics released by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) this week indicate that 20 veterans committed suicide per day in 2014. That figure, just marginally less than a previous estimate, has raised concerns about the degree and quality of mental health care America’s veterans receive.