- Obama nominates veteran lawyer as VA watchdog Updated: Oct-02-15 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has nominated Michael J. Missal, a lawyer with extensive experience in the federal government and private sector, to serve as the next inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Prosecutors asked to eye Philadelphia VA director move Updated: Sep-28-15 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Inspectors with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs asked federal prosecutors to investigate whether the director of the Philadelphia benefits office illegally arranged her own reassignment to the position.
- VA buys 15 acres in Indianapolis for new national cemetery Updated: Sep-25-15 3:25 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has purchased nearly 15 acres at Indianapolis' historic Crown Hill Cemetery for a planned cemetery only for veterans and relatives who have been cremated.
- US veterans chief continues West Virginia tour Updated: Sep-25-15 3:20 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald is on the final leg of his two-day swing through West Virginia.
- Future of grant to help Wyoming homeless vets uncertain Updated: Sep-24-15 12:28 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A Wyoming program that provides housing assistance and other services for homeless veterans is in limbo after it learned its federal grant is unlikely to be renewed.
- 1st all-female Honor Flight takes veterans to Washington Updated: Sep-22-15 8:51 am
CINCINNATI - A group that offers older veterans free flights to the nation's capital to see war memorials says its first all-female trip was organized with help from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Larger VA satellite clinic opening in Effingham Updated: Sep-19-15 4:56 am
EFFINGHAM, Illinois - A new, larger satellite clinic run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is opening in the central Illinois city of Effingham.
- Veterans' home eases some restrictions after deadly bacteria Updated: Sep-11-15 5:05 pm
QUINCY, Illinois - The scent of chlorine permeates an Illinois veterans' home where nine elderly residents have died from a recent outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Although a ban on showers has been lifted, hand-written signs still warn against drinking from fountains and stacked cases of bottled water line the hallways.