Filter by

House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 8 of 8
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Organizations Legislative Priorities

    Witnesses testified on the legislative priorities of veterans' service organizations. Senator Lugar introduced James Koutz, the new national commander of the American Legion, who presented…

    281 views
  • [alt text]

    Veteran Health Care Assistance

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki discussed ways to more effectively reintroduce those in the armed forces back into civilian life. The…

    340 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Education Issues

    Witnesses testified about an executive order which required colleges to provide more information to veterans, such as the likelihood of military members completing a school’s programs…

    175 views
  • [alt text]

    Prosthetics Care for Veterans

    A House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee questioned department officials about overpayments by the Veterans Affairs Department on prosthetic limbs. Witnesses included the chief of amputee…

    472 views
  • [alt text]

    Prosthetics Care for Veterans

    Witnesses testified about the current capabilities of the Veterans Administration to deliver state-of-the art care to veterans with amputations. Among the issues they addressed were…

    350 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Mental Health Care, Daniel Hanson Testimony

    Iraq War veteran Daniel Hanson appeared at a hearing on war veterans' mental health care. He said in his testimony that he spent his disability check on “booze and strip…

    706 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Mental Health Care, Panel 3

    Veterans Administration officials and veteran advocacy group representatives testified on their efforts to fill gaps in mental health treatment for veterans.

    284 views
  • [alt text]

    Veterans' Mental Health Care, Panel 2

    Doctors and mental health professionals testified on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other issues facing some returning veterans. Among the topics addressed were services…

    371 views