United States Department Of Veterans Affairs
A field of six candidates vying to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is being narrowed as officials prepare to name a new director.
For the second time in less than two years a search is underway for someone to lead the VA Montana Health Care system.
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.
The Department of Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System scored high in areas of patient satisfaction and call responsiveness, though it ranked near the bottom in patient wait times, employee satisfaction and turnover, according to a recent report by the VA inspector general.
A standing-room-only crowd of at least 200 people Friday morning helped officially open the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, which gives veterans in the Billings area access to specialty services.
Calling the high suicide rate among America’s combat veterans unacceptable, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., on Wednesday laid out a plan to deal with the crisis.
In less than six weeks, the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic on Billings' West End is scheduled to open to veterans.
The United States has not accounted for its veterans in a nationwide census since 2000 and both Montana veterans and U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., are imploring the U.S. Census Bureau to get it done.
The backlog of U.S. veteran pension and disability claims is a national disgrace and a hardship to thousands of American warriors and their families.
Happy New Year greetings ring true at the Mental Health Center that serves Yellowstone and 10 neighboring counties.
After months of fine-tuning the details for the Yellowstone County Veterans Cemetery to become a national burial ground, a dedication ceremony is on the horizon.
Contractors anticipate finishing the newly expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings by Feb. 1.
LAUREL — Four deceased homeless veterans from Yellowstone County will finally receive a headstone to mark their final resting place.
Van for vets. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is contributing $22,000 toward a van for Independence Hall to transport homeless veterans to work, medical appointments and job interviews. Volunteers of America operates the transitional living center on Lake Elmo Road. Sen. Jon Tester …
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.
While Memorial Day pays tribute to veterans who have died, next Monday, on Veterans Day, we honor those who served or are serving in the military. Veterans Day is largely intended to thank living veterans for their service and their sacrifices.
As veterans of different wars and different eras, we write to express our disgust at the state of affairs in Washington, D.C., and to call for an end to the slash and burn politics crippling our nation. Though the federal government shutdown is over, the damage to our nation and our nation’s…
Perhaps you ponder the irony that the Affordable Care Act might turbocharge our country’s rush to bankruptcy.
In Montana, we take care of our veterans — the men and women who were willing to give so much for us. The sad truth is that many veterans in Montana don’t have access to the health care they need. Montana has the highest percentage of veterans without health insurance in the nation.
HELENA — A 62-year-old man committed suicide Monday at the Veterans Administration hospital campus at Fort Harrison.