14 Sep '17, 3am

Task force appointed to recommend New Hampshire veterans hospital changes

Task force appointed to recommend New Hampshire veterans hospital changes

CONCORD, N.H. — The Manchester VA Medical Center appointed a 12-member task force Wednesday to make recommendations on the future of New Hampshire’s only veterans hospital in the wake of whistleblower allegations of substandard treatment and conditions. The appointments were the latest step toward reform since a Boston Globe report in July on a whistleblower complaint that described a fly-infested operating room, surgical instruments that weren’t always sterilized and patients whose conditions were ignored. In response, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin immediately removed three top officials and ordered an investigation. Shulkin visited the hospital in August, and said a task force would explore bringing a full-service veterans hospital to New Hampshire, teaming up with other hospitals in the state or forming a public-private partnership to improve care. The tas...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2017/09/14/task-force-a...

Tweets

Sneakers become prominent force in footwear: Fashionbi

Sneakers become prominent force in footwear: Fa...

luxurydaily.com 14 Sep '17, 8am

{"ct":"uoilAZnTpEa5p\/v7w9uuJiiBkjc0LY2hPgDUM17qRK5h4Szm8B0acYCf17EK60PHwjLOCZuOcPAwVVzjtaEr25kHGaGHUI4+OKMeo4j4Om1gg6\/21...

VA Awards Grants to Help Homeless and At-risk V...

va.gov 13 Sep '17, 4pm

Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode...

VA News Release: Veterans Crisis Line to Open T...

va.gov 13 Sep '17, 8pm

Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode...

VA Removes Former D.C. Medical Center Director:...

va.gov 20 Sep '17, 2pm

Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode...

Many veterans who would lose health coverage wo...

stripes.com 14 Sep '17, 4am

WASHINGTON — Federal health care reform proposed by Republicans in Congress in recent months would increase the number of ...

Marine task force arrives in Caribbean for Hurr...

marinecorpstimes.com 14 Sep '17, 10pm

Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command is part of a much wider U.S. government disaster relief mi...

米空軍は今年秋にマティス国防長官へ爆撃機ロードマップを提出する準備を進めているが、B-52やB-1Bなどの古い爆撃機をどうするか、またB-52を2050年代まで使うならば、TF33エンジン…

米空軍は今年秋にマティス国防長官へ爆撃機ロードマップを提出する準備を進めているが、B-52やB...

defensenews.com 19 Sep '17, 2pm

“It’s an inclusive dialogue that we’re having,” Goldfein said. “It’s really important to distinguish between that which th...

Veterans and artists find healing through design and apparel

Veterans and artists find healing through desig...

news.starbucks.com 13 Sep '17, 9pm

By Bonnie Rochman/Starbucks Newsroom Monique Brown spent 26 years in the military, half of them active duty, and more than...

Report: Veterans made up nearly one-third of the federal workforce in FY16

Report: Veterans made up nearly one-third of th...

militarytimes.com 14 Sep '17, 1pm

WASHINGTON — The number of veterans in federal jobs rose slightly in fiscal 2016, but the total of new hires with military...

Call on Zahid 2mmediately head task force 2prev...

blog.limkitsiang.com 15 Sep '17, 5am

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi should not just chair the task force on the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah ta...

VA changes mean troops will have less time to claim disability pay before leaving the military

VA changes mean troops will have less time to c...

stripes.com 13 Sep '17, 1pm

Servicemembers will have less time to claim disability compensation before leaving the military but should get benefits fa...

Air Force Chief Talks 'New Ways of Doing Business'

Air Force Chief Talks 'New Ways of Doing Business'

dodbuzz.com 15 Sep '17, 9pm

The Air Force has only begun a long-term balancing act as it tries to understand how best to predict future conflicts agai...

Air Force Secretary Outlines Forward-Looking Changes, Priorities

Air Force Secretary Outlines Forward-Looking Ch...

defense.gov 18 Sep '17, 8pm

spoke today at the Annual Air and Space Conference here, detailing changes designed to drive the Air Force forward and pri...

Lockheed Martin donated a chunk of land to become home to a veterans memorial park.

Lockheed Martin donated a chunk of land to beco...

stripes.com 15 Sep '17, 12pm

ARCHBALD, Pa. (Tribune News Service) — Lockheed Martin donated a chunk of land to become home to a veterans memorial park....