Veterans Affairs

Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson (credit: CBS)

VA Official Visiting Site Of Budget-Busting Denver Hospital

U.S. Veterans Affairs sent its second-in-command to Colorado on Thursday as it tried to get its overdue, over-budget hospital in Denver back on track.

04/02/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

New VA Hospital Price Tag Should Anger All Of Us

The new $1.73 billion price tag of the long delayed VA Hospital in Aurora should outrage Coloradans and it’s about time we do something about it.

03/17/2015

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Denver VA Construction Could Be Halted Again This Month

Members of Congress are warning that construction of the Denver area’s new Veterans Affairs hospital could stop again unless the department shows it is getting the project back on track.

03/12/2015

Rodger Holmes (credit: CBS)

Vet’s Care At Grand Junction VA Hospital Gets Closer Look Following His Death

There is now a bigger push for an investigation into the care a military veteran received at a Colorado Veterans Administration hospital.

01/05/2015

Kay Martinez serves burritos to construction workers at the new VA Hospital (credit: CBS)

Mother Of Wounded Soldier Serves Up Burritos At New VA Hospital

She started early in the morning making burritos that she sells for a few dollars at a time. Before she headed out, she piled well over 100 in coolers, wrapped with foil and piping hot.

12/16/2014

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Coffman: Funding May Be Available For VA Hospital Construction

Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman told CBS4 it’s possible Congress could allot $2 billion in so-called “unobligated” funding to revive construction at the VA hospital in Aurora, nearly a week after the contractor halted work.

12/16/2014

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

VA Hospital Travesty: An Ideal Opportunity For Bipartisanship

Congress should use Colorado’s VA Hospital travesty as a reason to work together, urgently, to fix a quagmire years in the making.

12/11/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

Denver VA Medical Center (credit: CBS)

VA Surgeries Up In Denver After Instrument Problem Fixed

The Denver veterans hospital says it’s doing more operations after resolving a cleaning problem that left trace mineral deposits on its stainless steel surgical instruments.

10/15/2014

Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Coffman’s Campaign More Inclusive As District Changes

Mike Coffman spent his childhood in Aurora, but the city he now represents as part of Colorado’s 6th congressional district has changed so dramatically that Coffman himself has shifted his focus.

10/09/2014

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