Latest "va hospital" stories
Homicide detective probing veteran’s death following altercation with VA medical center police
The veteran, who was headed to the Kansas City VA Medical Center because he contracted an infection following hernia surgery, died in May 2018 after an altercation with VA police, who told him he was headed the wrong way in the parking lot.
Call from terrified wife leads to arrest of Army vet husband, accused of placing IED at a VA facility in Florida
Mark Edward Allen, 60, of St. Petersburg, a patient at that facility, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the IED found at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center May 29. according to court documents.
By Laura Murgatroyd
Hundreds witness veteran shoot and kill himself in VA waiting room
The Austin, Texas, clinic was subsequently shut down for an investigation.
Two Georgia veterans died by suicide at VA hospitals this past weekend
Between October 2017 and November 2018, 19 veterans committed suicide on the grounds of VA medical facilities.
‘Not your grandfather’s VA’: Nationwide baby showers honor veteran mothers
“We know that women veterans are really growing as a population within the veteran population, and so we really want them to know that VA is here for them," said a VA spokeswoman.
By Natalie Gross