A federal board has begun hearing a lawsuit involving the new Veterans Administration hospital under construction in Aurora.
Sensitive information detailing the military careers of dozens of U.S. veterans, social security numbers and pension applications was mailed to a Weld County man who is also a veteran.
Veterans living in Colorado hope recent
complaints about long wait lists and falsified patient appointment reports that have surfaced at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics across the country will spur change locally.
Members of Congress came to Colorado this week with an inquiry about what is stalling a new hospital promised to veterans more than a decade ago.
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.