Filter by

Veterans

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 840 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    Veterans and the Criminal Justice System

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald delivered the keynote address at the 2015 Veterans Court Conference. He talked about Obama administration efforts to reduce claims backlogs…

    51 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans and Military Issues

    Ryan Gallucci talked about President Obama’s speech at the Veterans of Foreign Wars annual convention, as well as issues facing veterans and the administration’s efforts to…

    99 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for veterans only to respond to the question: “What has been your experience with the VA medical system?”

    164 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans Affairs Health Care and Budget

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald testified at a hearing on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget shortfall. The secretary warned committee members…

    892 views
  • [alt text]

    Representative Beto O'Rourke on Veterans and Military Issues

    Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) talked about veteran and military issues. Topics included wait times and health care at VA facilities, and President Obama’s speech at…

    232 views
  • [alt text]

    President Obama Remarks at VFW Convention

    President Obama spoke at the 116th Veterans of Foreign Wars national convention in Pittsburgh. He talked about the Iran nuclear deal, continued to make the case for the Iran deal,…

    14,140 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones on Veterans Affairs

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Department of Veterans Affairs after a repeat of the June 25, 2015, House hearing on the department’s handling of health care…

    33 views
  • [alt text]

    Department of Veterans Affairs Budget

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing to assess the fiscal state of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the growing wait times for veterans to receive health…

    554 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans Suicide Risk

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the heavy reliance on medication by veterans and the possible adverse effects of opioid therapy, including the risk of suicide.

    317 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans and Health Care Contracts

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the procurement of non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care services for former soldiers who usually receive medical care from VA…

    1,038 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Issues

    Bill Rausch talked about issues affecting veterans, including employment and mental health, as well as the Department of Veterans Affairs under the leadership of Secretary Robert…

    131 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments from veterans and their families only on the topic: “Transition to Civilian Life.” The telephone lines were divided among World War…

    213 views
  • [alt text]

    Newsmakers with Senator Johnny Isakson

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Johnny Isakson (R-GA) talked about efforts to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and whether they were yielding results. Topics included…

    292 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Is America taking care of its veterans?”

    322 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans Health Care and Benefits

    The House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing to receive legislative presentations from multiple veterans' service organizations. Topics included the G.I.…

    544 views
  • [alt text]

    Speaker Boehner on Veterans' Health Care

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke about issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He asked for answers about why some employees had not been fired and why the situation at…

    82 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans Affairs Health Care Staffing

    Physicians and nurses representing veteran service organizations testified at a hearing on ways to alleviate staffing issues at health care facilities run by the Department of Veterans…

    501 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Health Care and Benefits

    Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the implementation and future of the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans on…

    326 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans Affairs Department Budget for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

    Secretary Robert McDonald testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs' budget requests for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. The proposed budget was $168.8 billion, including funding to…

    416 views
  • [alt text]

    President Obama Welcomes Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride

    President Obama, Veterans Secretary McDonald, and Vice President Biden welcomed participants of the Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride to the White House. The cycling event aims…

    55 views
  • Load 20 More