Dave Philipps of The Gazette won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting Monday for his investigation into an increase in the number of traumatized combat veterans discharged without benefits by the Army.
The new Veterans Administration Hospital is started to take shape in Aurora but some of the subcontractors working on that project say they haven’t been getting paid.
Anyone who drives around the former Fitzsimons Medical Campus in Aurora knows traffic there can be a mess, but finally there will be a little relief.
HomeAid Colorado is working on a project to provide housing for women veterans and single moms in Denver’s Mayfair neighborhood.
Exasperated veterans who work part-time for the Veterans Administration while attending college say their paychecks are sometimes weeks late, leaving them in trouble with bill collectors or having to borrow money to avoid eviction.
The surgeon general of the Navy, Vice Admiral Matthew Nathan, visited Denver this week as part of the military branch’s outreach program.
There have been seven fruitless groundbreakings in Aurora for the new Veterans Administration Hospital. The latest delay is attributed to a contract dispute between the VA and its builder.
Two senators say the construction of a veterans hospital serving Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming is bogged down in the contracting process but the reason isn’t clear.
The Veterans Administration is trying to get the homeless veterans off the streets in the Denver metro area during the winter months.