Joint Hearing of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the U.S. Senate and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives at 1:00 p.m. CDT.
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A day after officials at Arlington National Cemetery acknowledged discovering more problems with burials in the ongoing scandal there
A day after officials at Arlington National Cemetery acknowledged discovering more problems with burials in the ongoing scandal there, members of Congress sharply questioned Army officials Thursday about why the cemetery’s former leadership wasn’t disciplined more severely.
U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, D-6 Ohio, criticized Veterans Administration managers and supervisors for mismanagement and neglecting to use a system in place to catch cost overruns and potential fraud.
Thousands of military retirees who were eligible to transfer GI Bill education benefits to family members but did not learn that until it was too late to apply are hoping Congress will give them a second chance.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is taking steps to create an out-patient mental health clinic in Fort Wayne, with a budget request for $2.85 million in the coming federal fiscal year and a projected opening in March 2015.