The VA and an Epidemic of Veteran Suicides

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It’s been two years since the scandal first broke about overlong wait-times for veterans seeking medical care -- but the billions spent didn’t fix the problem and in some instances may have made things worse -- that’s according to a new federal report. The findings coincide with another new study that confirms a disturbing statistic often cited about veterans mental health -- roughly 20 veterans commit suicide every day.

Photo: Kathy Swendiman