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Spinning a spill

...learned about the spill by seeing the river turn yellow.If that's not criminal, it should be.Like the Veterans Administration wait-list scandal that literally killed people by denying them care, the Animas River disaster is another fruit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-20/spinning-spill
Letter: Criticism undeserved

The Veterans Administration hospital system has been under fire that it does not deserve. Recently much has been written and many threats have been thrown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-11-07/letter-criticism-undeser
Bush criticizes Trump, Clinton

...It comes on the heels of a two-day swing through South Carolina where he laid out a plan to overhaul the Veterans Administration's health system by allowing the use of more private physicians.He promised to return to Georgia when asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-08-19/bush-criticize
Be proud of VA staffers

As a combat-disabled Vietnam veteran, I am proud of the Veterans Administration and its work but have not always thought this was the standard. I well understand public opinion regarding VA medical centers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-23/be-proud-va-staffers
Elaine Law

...She continued her career, retiring after 19 years of service, as a supervisory medical social worker with the Veterans Administration in Augusta. Filled with compassion, she dedicated much of her time to volunteer work and philanthropy. An...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175515492
John Wallace

...met the love of his life, his wife Sally, and they married on October 26, 1951. John went to work at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Lynnwood Division and then accepted a position under Civil Service at Fort Gordon, Georgia in the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175542924
Carter Hudson

...Roosevelt Warm Springs Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Warm Springs, GA. He served as staff chaplain at Veterans Administration Hospital in Augusta, GA from 1980 until his retirement in 1995. After his retirement, he served as pastor...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175984229
Housing debt is overwhelming older Americans

...disease forced him into retirement.The couple is getting by on about $2,500 a month in Social Security and Veterans Administration benefits, plus food stamps and help from their two sons. They stopped paying the mortgage and are fighting foreclosure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/housing-debt-overwhelming-
Year by year, law catching up to problem of prescription drug misuse

...symptom of pain, and that many patients were subsequently left to needlessly suffer. In the late 1990s the Veterans Administration promoted "pain" as the fifth vital sign. In 2001 the accrediting body known simply as the Joint Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/year-year-law-ca
Keep city smoke-free

...said no one would fly again. Well, that did not happen. Hospitals have gone smoke-free, and recently, the Veterans Administration even went smoke-free.I lived in south Florida for 18 years, and when Fort Lauderdale, and in fact the whole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-14/keep-city-smoke-free