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Washington Post: Ex-VA chief hits 'subversive' DC culture

Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin says in a new book that he was shocked by an apparent culture of backstabbing in Washington and specifically his own department -- and that veterans are paying the price, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Internal VA emails critical of unofficial Trump 'advisors'

Career officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs expressed deep frustrations over having to entertain "ridiculous" policy recommendations from a trio of influential Mar-a-Lago club members during President Donald Trump's time in office, according to documents released by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics.

Court gives Marine seeking VA benefits second chance

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a Marine Corps veteran who sought disability benefits for his service-related post-traumatic stress a second chance to prevail in a case that will impact the amount of power federal agencies have.

US Special Ops suicides triple in 2018

Suicides among active duty military personnel assigned to US Special Operations Command tripled in 2018, in a disturbing and as yet unexplained spike, CNN has learned.

Watchdog report finds former VA secretary violated ethics rules

An inspector general report faulted former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin with violating ethical rules by allowing security agents to drive his wife around, and also found larger long-standing ethical and management flaws in the department's security program.