The Trump administration wants to lift a law that prevents officials who administer the GI Bill from accepting money from for-profit colleges.
U.S. military officials granted special base access to University of Phoenix, according to documents released 817 days after Reveal requested them.
While veterans supported Trump, the president has yet to nominate anyone to fill key leadership positions at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The program is failing at its most basic goals, with some veterans still waiting more than eight months to receive outside medical care.
The proprietary schools – which include dozens of storefront beauty, computer and culinary operations – would have violated an anti-profiteering law were it not for a loophole that excludes the GI Bill and tuition assistance to active duty military.
The former chief of staff of the Tomah VA Medical Center has agreed to permanently surrender his license to practice medicine in Wisconsin.
Sen. John McCain accused the Pentagon of a “gross abuse of power” when it placed the for-profit University of Phoenix on probation in 2015.
Bills in Congress seek to recognize veterans who participated in the U.S. nuclear testing program.
Exit polls show veterans played a pivotal role in Donald Trump’s surprise victory. Many said they weren’t sure what a Trump presidency would bring, but wanted to reject Hillary Clinton, who they said mishandled classified information and was unwilling to reform a broken VA health care system.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is doling out narcotics to 160,000 fewer veterans than it was three years ago, a reduction of nearly 25 percent, and alternative treatments are on the rise.