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December 22, 2014

 

Cpl. Kristine Tejeda

Veterans Affairs Dept. Hiring Women Veterans Coordinator

Veteran advocates say it's vital and they've been waiting since July – when a law authorizing the position took effect.

December 11, 2014

 

Soldiers pay tribute to US veterans.

House Passes Bills Seeking To Curb Military Suicides

One bill requires a third-party evaluation of suicide prevention programs within the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

September 14, 2014

 

Cathi and Radar

This Is How Life Is Now: A Veteran Adjusts to Life With PTSD

PTSD has affected 300,000 veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan and has led to a spike in suicides.

July 29, 2014

 

Roudebush Medical Center

Report: Indy VA Facility Accused Of Manipulating Wait Times

A union leader accused the Roudebush VA Medical Center of changing wait times, which is why the hospital was marked for 'further review' after an initial audit.

June 13, 2014

 

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Indianapolis VA Hospital Receives Mixed Reviews After Audit

The Indianapolis Veterans Affairs hospital has been tagged for further review after a national audit, but some veterans say it provides quality care.

June 9, 2014

 

VA hospital in Indianapolis

VA Report: Average Wait Time 54 Days In Indianapolis

An internal Veterans Affairs audit released today found wait times for new patient primary care appointments at the Roudebush VA Medical Center to be 54 days.

May 30, 2014

 

Eric Shinseki

Indiana Representatives React To VA Secretary’s Resignation

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned today, but Indiana representatives say they don't think that will fix the department's problems.

May 29, 2014

 

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Indiana Senators Are Not Calling For VA Secretary To Resign

The American Legion, among other groups, has called for Eric Shinseki's resignation among allegations of mishandled wait times at VA facilities.

May 20, 2014

 

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Indiana Senators Want Review Of State VA Facilities

Indiana Senators Coats and Donnelly are calling for VA Secretary Shinseki to release information about Indiana VA operations.

May 5, 2014

 

Dan Dellinger

American Legion Calls For Veterans Affairs Resignations

The head of the Indianapolis-based American Legion alleges a lack of leadership from three VA officials led to dozens of preventable deaths.

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