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Legislation pushes for VA leader accountability

...sometimes wishes he had died overseas so he wouldn't have faced the "unbearable" pain of navigating the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.During two weeks of rain, military records show, the Aiken County veteran cracked five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/legislation-gives-va-sec
Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...comprehensive rehabilitation services. AUGUSTA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTERS: 1 Freedom Way, Augusta...Nov. 1, the latest data available from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the VA had 35,973 pending appointments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...intelligence are not the only missions at Fort Gordon. The Army medical center forged a partnership with the Augusta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in 2004 to create an active-duty rehabilitation wing at the VA. Fort Gordon's history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/places/fort-gordon
Postal worker stole veteran pain pills

...Hunnicutt used his position as a mail sorter in Macon to remove packages of pain medication that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was sending to veterans. Searches at his home found 13 mail bags that were addressed to others and eight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-23/postal-worker-stole-veteran-
JB Whites Building condos about half sold

...owner-occupied, Dennis said. That will help open up financing through the Federal Housing Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs, once the building is 50 percent and 75 percent sold, respectively."The focus is definitely on owner-occupied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-20/jb-whites-b
Property transfers

...Station, $34,500Citimortgage Inc. to Department of Veterans Affairs, Section Two, 2005 Clarkston Drive...47,000Bank of America NA and Department of Veterans Affairs to Department of Veterans Affairs, Section VI, 3902 Beacon Place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2015-01-17/property-transfers
Reports pan Southeast VA hospitals

...advance of a health care investigation at Augusta's Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center reinforce views that the Department of Veterans Affairs' Southeast Network of hospitals lacks the personnel, resources and training to provide quality patient care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-17/reports-pan-southeast-va-hos
House targets VA bonuses in new bill

...making it easier to fire negligent employees, House lawmakers are looking to further tighten their grip on the Department of Veterans Affairs, introducing a bill this week to recoup bonuses from staff found to have contributed to poor patient care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/house-targets-va-bonuses
Property transfers

...17USAA Fed Savings Bank to Department of Veterans Affairs, Section 1, Lot 61...Wells Fargo Bank NA to Department of Veterans Affairs, Section I, Lot 16...EstatesBank of America NA to Department of Veterans Affairs, Lot 71, Richmond Gardens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2015-01-09/property-transfers
Curtis Schroeder

...States Navy and served his country honorably during the Korean War. Mr. Schroeder had retired from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Survivors include his wife, Emogene G. Schroeder; one son, Harold Schroeder and wife, Carol of Lincolnton...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173771918