In The News
By Molly K. Hooper - 05/15/15 01:06 PM EDT
Congresswoman Jackie Walorski wants the Department of Defense to support non-profit programs that give support for children of veterans that have mental disorders.
A Goshen veteran is counting his lucky stars after doctors told him several months ago he only had three weeks to live.
Thursday, former Marine Sgt. Erik Olson and his wife Erin sat down with NewsCenter 16 to talk about Erik's remission and their experience fighting "poor" healthcare at a local VA clinic.
SOUTH BEND - Last summer, in a rare act of bipartisanship, Congress overwhelmingly voted to change the VA.
It was quickly singed into law by the president with the hopes of reducing wait times.
But a little less than a year after that bill was passed, this is what a local veteran has to say about the VA.
Last year’s scandal over delayed medical care for veterans brought a wave of outrage, demands for change and, eventually, a bipartisan deal in Congress — which provided about $17 billion in funding — to address the problems.