5,575Dec 12, 2007
Veterans Mental Health Care
The House Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing to examine and identify mental health challenges within the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system, including increasing numbers of ...
263May 6, 2008
Suicides of Veterans
Department of Veterans Affairs officials testified about charges the department had misled the public about the numbers of suicides committed by active duty personnel and veterans. Committee ...
197May 16, 2007
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
The committee held a full committee health care symposium on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Participants and members talked about improving ways to provide mental health care services to ...
151Jul 31, 2008
Veterans Administration Spending Practices
The Veterans Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing on the issue of overspending at Department of Veterans' Affairs. Witnesses testifed about lapses in competitive bidding, poor auditing ...
101Sep 19, 2007
Care for Returning Wounded Soldiers
Former Senator Dole and Former Secretary Shalala testified about care and treatment for wounded soldiers and veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the state of military medical ...
97Feb 7, 2008
Fiscal Year 2009 Veterans Affairs Budget Proposal
Secretary James Peake testified about the proposed fiscal year 2009 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Witnesses representing veterans' organizations also testified about the budget ...
41Feb 8, 2007
Fiscal Year 2008 Veterans Affairs Budget
Secretary Nicholson and others testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Among the topics they addressed were the quality and availability of ...
40May 9, 2007
Wounded and Returning Veterans
Secretary Nicholson testified about health care and treatment of returning veterans and a task force report on the delivery of services and benefits to veterans and their families. He talked ...