Veterans Administration

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22:  Donald Trump greets supporters, tourists and the curious after taping an interview with Anderson Cooper at a Trump owned building in mid-town Manhattan on July 22, 2015 in New York City. Trump, who is running for president on a Republican ticket, has come under intensifying criticism for his behavior on the campaign trail. The billionaire's most recent comments on Senator John McCain's war record in Vietnam have resulted in almost universal criticism from fellow candidates.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

McCaskill, Blunt Weigh In on Controversial Trump Comments

“I have a hard time envisioning him as president of the United States. And I don’t think I’m along in that. I think most Americans have a hard time envisioning him president of the United States,” McCaskill says.

07/23/2015

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

VA Summit to Include Over 50 Job Agencies for Veterans

An event in St. Louis on Saturday promises more than 50 job service agencies looking to help military veterans find employment.

07/17/2015

World War II Army veteran Fred Schaljo watches as the St. L:ouis Veterans Day Parade passes by in St. Louis on November 8, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis County Seeks Approval for Veterans’ Court

St. Louis County is looking to join St. Louis City, St. Charles, and Jefferson County in having a veterans’ court in place.

07/15/2015

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Congressmen Ask for Permanent St. Louis VA Medical Center Director

“I don’t care how great your record is,” he says, “120 days is not long enough to implement the improvements necessary, or even observe the problems, to say ‘hey, can we implement these programs here?'”

06/15/2015

Patricia Ten Haaf, acting director of VA health care. (Credit: Kevin Killeen, KMOX)

Acting St. Louis VA Director Responds to Complaints

She doesn’t know why the job search for a permanent director in St. Louis is taking so long, but it is ongoing.

05/22/2015

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

Cars Stolen From V.A. Hospital Parking Lot

Spokeswoman says contractor in charge of valet parking at John Cochran is tightening up security

12/17/2014

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Navigating The Resources Available Through The VA

The VA, with its array of services offered can seem at times huge and staggering. Here’s a quick summary to help you get started.

11/10/2014

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

Town Hall Meeting to Address Veterans Care Issues

The meeting is at 10 a.m. at the Robert Young Federal Building, at Tucker and Spruce downtown.

09/12/2014

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

VA Works to Improve Response Time for St. Louis Patients

The VA is hiring more staff to improve its patient capacity, and adding a fleet of 11 vans to shuttle in patients from outlying towns.

08/29/2014

VA Medical Center, Jefferson Barracks Division. Photo: stlouis.va.gov

UPDATE: Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center Apologizes for Lax Care

The Veterans Administration medical center at Jefferson Barracks is under fire from a woman who says her relative was kept in a room brimming with trash and filth.

06/04/2014

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