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Watchdog: Hill leaders demand ouster of VA's chief of staff

Top Congressional Republicans demanded the ouster of the highest-ranking Veterans Affairs official implicated in the scandal over runaway conference spending

Oct 9, 2012 | MILITARY.COM

Top 10 Sequestration FAQs

On September 20, 2012 the Military Advantage Blog featured a live Q&A event with the Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and the House Armed Services Committee on the topic of sequestration.

Oct 9, 2012 | HUMAN EVENTS

Calls for more reform at VA amid spending scandal

A top human resources official is out at the Veterans Affairs Department with the release of a new report showing frivolous spending for employee conferences on the taxpayer’s dime. But some would like to see more heads roll following the revelations.

Oct 9, 2012 | BLOOMBERG

U.S. Veterans Agency Triples Conference Spending in 6 Years

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, under fire for unauthorized and wasteful spending at two Florida conferences, has more than tripled its expenditures for such events over six years.

Oct 5, 2012 | NBC

'Business as usual:' Congress asks VA to explain chronic late payments to student vets

Congressional members charged with overseeing the interests of former American service members have asked the Department of Veterans Affairs for a briefing to explain why its "work study" program is often months late paying many of its employees: college students who served in the military.