Jack Holder, a Pearl Harbor survivor who went on become a decorated World War II flyer who flew over 100 missions in the Pacific and European theaters, has died in Arizona. He was 101.
In 2015, the state budget included $9.2 million for a new veterans state home in Yuma. In 2017, $10 million was designated to build a state home in Flagstaff. However, construction is stalled on both projects because this state funding makes up only 35 percent of total costs.
A team of federal investigators swept into Phoenix last month amid allegations of a disturbing cover-up at the veterans hospital.
The nation's head of veteran health services told lawmakers Wednesday that a preliminary review found no evidence to support recent allegations of corruption and unnecessary deaths at the agency's hospital in Phoenix.
A new Phoenix-area clinic that is expected to serve thousands veterans opened Saturday as local VA officials face allegations of negligence.
Peering through the new prescription glasses he just got from the veterans hospital, Korean War veteran Gilbert Torres sifted through a stack of papers detailing claims he’d had pending with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs since July 2011.