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Veterans Benefits Backlog

Broken Congress Turns Its Back on America's Veterans and Military Families

John Walsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John Walsh

True leadership requires putting your state and nation ahead of yourself. It means having the courage to do what's right -- not what their party leaders tell them to. It means honoring our responsibilities -- especially to our military heroes, their families, our children and our seniors.

Will Wrigley

Senators To Obama: End Veterans Benefits Backlog | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The majority of the U.S. Senate sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Friday, urging his "direct and public involvement" in fixing ...

David Wood

Veterans Get $63 Billion Boost In Obama's 2014 Budget Proposal | David Wood | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite growing pressure for budget cuts, the Obama administration next week will propose spending $63.5 billion for veterans services i...

Chelsea Kiene

Veterans Present Petition To White House Calling Obama To Fix Benefits Backlog | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans met with senior White House officials Wednesday to express what they are calling an urgent need...

World War II Veteran Dies While Waiting For VA Benefits

Posted 10.01.2012 | Impact

A World War II veteran who fought with the U.S. army and invaded Normandy on D-Day died while waiting for his benefits to go through. Richard Scot...