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Aug 27, 2012 | HUFFINGTON POST

Veterans Administration Workers Sing 'Beat It' In Latest Government Conference Embarrassment

Veterans Administration Workers Sing 'Beat It' In Latest Government Conference Embarrassment

Aug 27, 2012 | MILITARY TIMES)

VA divulges some details on costly conferences

The Veterans Affairs Department has turned over to Congress 54 DVDs showing every moment, including some embarrassing ones, of the controversial 2011 human resources conferences held in Orlando, Fla., that cost taxpayers a combined $5 million.

Aug 27, 2012 | EXAMINER

UPDATED! VA paid millions to Reel Impact firm that made 'Patton' parody video

More than $2 million has been paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to the production company that made a parody of the movie "Patton" for showing at agency conferences last year, according to federal spending records.

Aug 27, 2012 | ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION

VA spent almost $3 million on one conference

New details released by a U.S. House committee late on Friday on show the Veterans Affairs Department spent almost $3 million on one conference in Orlando, Florida last year, with over $370,000 spent on food and refreshments for the four day event.

Aug 27, 2012 | EXAMINER

Watchdog: VA spent $90K on conference coffee breaks

Here's a stiff jolt to wake you up. The Department of Veterans Affairs spent $90,747 on coffee and refreshments during morning and afternoon breaks at a pair of training conferences in Orlando last year.

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