The selection process for naming someone to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is taking “far, far too long,” U.S. Sen. Jon Tester said in a recent interview with The Billings Gazette. “It is unacceptable.”
Veterans will have an opportunity to ask questions of Johnny Ginnity, acting director of VA Montana Health Care System, during a town hall meeting on Nov. 13.
Sometimes, you have to admit you're wrong.
The resignation of the Secretary of Veteran’s Affairs Eric Shinseki, although inevitable, should not subtract from his extraordinary service in the U.S. Army; nor should it blind us from ferreting out the real culprits in this scandal. This disgrace started at the top but was abetted at loca…
HELENA — Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System officials won't address the timing of the director's decision to step down this summer.
Sen. John Walsh, Sen. Jon Tester and Rep. Steve Daines released statements Friday in response to Eric Shinseki’s resignation as secretary of Veterans Affairs.
HELENA — Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., on Wednesday joined those calling for the resignation of U.S. Veterans Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki, saying a new report “confirms the worst of the allegations against the VA and its failure to deliver timely (health) care to veterans.”
The latest scandal in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs isn’t about quality of health care, but rather about veterans’ being unable to get care when they need it.
CAPSER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s congressional delegation fired off a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Thursday, asking for explanations about scheduling practices at the VA clinic in Fort Collins, Colo., and the Cheyenne VA Medical Center.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., on Wednesday called for the resignation of Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, citing reports of VA hospitals hiding delays in treatment that led to the deaths of veterans awaiting services.
In less than six weeks, the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic on Billings' West End is scheduled to open to veterans.
Last month, President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Capt. William D. Swenson, U.S. Army, for heroism and gallantry above and beyond the call of duty in the Battle of the Ganjgal Valley on Sept. 8, 2009.
WASHINGTON — Native American military veterans will be able to access health care closer to home thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the Indian Health Service.
VA Montana is a step closer to getting a new director.
In November 2006, more than 35,000 Yellowstone County people voted for a tax levy to build and maintain a county veterans cemetery.
Five central and Eastern Montana counties, including Yellowstone, have received $365,000 in grants to help prevent homelessness among veterans — and, for the first time, to help veterans' families.
Five mental health clinicians and two support personnel will be hired for VA Montana Health Care System as part of a nationwide effort to bolster mental health services in VA hospitals and clinics.
At noon today, Yellowstone County people and some guests will gather at the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery north of Laurel. This place between the edge of Laurel and the Montana prairie is unique.
HELENA -- Advocates for a veterans center in Helena suffered a blow this month as a letter from a top Veterans Administration official suggested existing services in Helena are more than adequate for local veterans needs.