Eric Shinseki

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Blunt, McCaskill Urge Accountability for VA

Veterans Affairs leaders need to be held accountable, Missouri’s U.S. senators said Wednesday.


John Cochran V.A. Medical Center (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Veterans: Shinseki’s Resignation ‘Just Politics’

This morning, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid growing controversy surrounding veterans’ health care.


Ann Wagner

Wagner Calls for Resignation of VA Secretary

Wagner said that Secretary Shinseki has failed to fulfill his mission at the VA.


File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Blunt: Don’t Fire VA Secretary

Despite a huge scandal unfolding, which may have cost veterans’ lives, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt says not to fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.


Korean War veterans salute during opening ceremonies of the Veterans Day parade at Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis on November 10, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Local Veterans Happy with VA System Despite Phoenix Hospital Scandal

While the outrage continues over the secret waiting list at the VA Hospital in Phoenix, local veterans are apparently happy with the treatment they’re getting from the VA facilities in the St. Louis area.


John Cochran VA hospital

VA Secretary: John Cochran Is “Turning The Corner”

Hospital Director says reviews are ongoing.


John Cochran VA hospital

Akin Calls for Resignation of Senior Management at Cochran

Akin says he is not impressed with the VA’s promise to reform after recent scandals involving dirty dental equipment, and improperly sterilized surgical equipment.


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