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Protect Veterans’ Health Care

Nurses and Veterans to Rally in Washington, D.C. to Protect Veterans’ Health Care at the VA

RNs and veterans with Vietnam Veterans of America are holding a rally to demand that Congress and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie work expediently to provide the VA the funding and staff necessary to ensure the highest quality of care for our nation’s veterans and to restore full labor protections to nurses, said National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United (NNOC/NNU).

National Nurses United
March 13, 2019

• Veterans Affairs, • CNA/NNOC

District of Columbia

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Veteran service member saluting

Opinion: Keep veterans’ health care out of the profit-making business

Military veterans beware. I am writing to let your readers know there is serious discussion by the current administration in Washington, D.C. to privatize the Veterans Administration’s health services and place the welfare of America’s veterans in the hands of corporate magnates like the Koch brothers and other profit-driven entrepreneurs.

John Spitzberg writing for Juneau Empire
January 8, 2019

• Veterans Affairs

Nationwide

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Listen Carefully... The Veterans Administration Is Already Engaged in Privatization

Ahead of Robert Willkie’s confirmation as the new Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Trump loyalists at the agency took aggressive steps to purge or reassign staff members perceived to be disloyal to President Trump and his agenda for veterans, according to multiple people familiar with the moves.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
August 21, 2018

Nurse Talk

• Veterans Affairs