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Owner of technical school sentenced for defrauding VA of nearly $30M

| October 28, 2020 | 9 Comments
Owner of technical school sentenced for defrauding VA of nearly $30M

I think we talked about this guy a while back, but I can’t immediately find the article. The owner of a San Diego technical training school was sentenced Tuesday to 45 months in federal custody for defrauding the Department of Veterans Affairs out of nearly $30 million in a scheme to unlawfully obtain Post-9/11 G.I. […]

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California trucking school owner is sentenced to prison for his role in a $4.1 million GI Bill scam

| October 8, 2020 | 11 Comments
California trucking school owner is sentenced to prison for his role in a $4.1 million GI Bill scam

I don’t know why anyone thinks they’ll get away with this. ninja sent this one in; The owner of a trucking school in California was sentenced to four years in prison for his involvement in a GI Bill scheme that bilked more than $4 million from the Department of Veteran Affairs, according to the U.S. […]

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VA will be investigated after ‘staggering accounts of racism and discrimination’

| October 4, 2020 | 15 Comments
VA will be investigated after ‘staggering accounts of racism and discrimination’

It seems that serial liar and fake Native American Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has received information from the VA employee’s union that systemic racism is a major issue at the VA. I know there are plenty of people who have had issues with the VA, but where there are problems with the VA they are […]

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Family Seeks Damages After Veteran’s Suicide Inside VA Mental Health Unit

| August 25, 2020 | 5 Comments
Family Seeks Damages After Veteran’s Suicide Inside VA Mental Health Unit

The family of Sgt. Brieux Dash, a veteran who died by suicide in a Department of Veterans Affairs mental health unit last year, filed a claim against the VA on Friday, arguing that the agency’s “deliberate indifference” and “complete disregard for patient safety” contributed to Dash’s death. Dash, 33, hung himself March 14, 2019, on […]

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Woman who faked death at Grandview sentenced

| July 6, 2020 | 11 Comments
Woman who faked death at Grandview sentenced

Julie M. Wheeler Julie M. Wheeler, 43, of Beckley, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for federal health care fraud. After serving her prison sentence, she will be placed on supervised release for three years. She was further ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $289,055.07, an amount calculated by the Veterans […]

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VA, Treasury Department Payments Update

| April 22, 2020 | 47 Comments
VA, Treasury Department Payments Update

Ex sends. VA Partners with Treasury Department to Deliver Economic Impact Payments to Veterans and Survivors WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs(VA) announced today it is working directly with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Treasury Department to ensure delivery of ‘Economic Impact Payments’ to Veterans and survivors who receive Compensation and […]

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Veterans Needed for Census Jobs

| February 22, 2020 | 27 Comments
Veterans Needed for Census Jobs

The US Census Bureau is calling for Veterans to apply for temporary positions related to the census. This is a way to do both, service to the community and get paid. It would also help the Department of Veterans Affairs get better numbers on the veteran communities. Key points from the VA blog: JOIN OUR […]

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‘The Bible stays’

| September 1, 2019 | 20 Comments
‘The Bible stays’

Vice President Pence weighs in on fight over Manchester VA POW/MIA display Mikey Weinstein’s latest endeavor to remove any and all Christian and Jewish religious symbology from the military has failed. The “Missing Soldier” setting at the Manchester NH VA Medical Center included a Bible donated by a WWII POW. This display raised the ire […]

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