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Cockroaches Served at VA Hospital

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Veteran News
April 27, 2016
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APPALLING: Cockroaches Served In VA Hospital Food

The VA is constantly a topic in the Veteran community. They have a bad rap sheet for treating our Veterans poorly, patients dying while waiting to be seen, and just the overall nightmare that is the VA. Our Veterans deserve the best and the VA has consistently come up short. Now with all the other bad publicity they're getting, cockroaches have been found to be in the food of a Chicago-area location...on multiple occasions.

The bug invasion has attracted the attention of a U.S. senator who is demanding to know how the VA is fixing the problem. It’s just the latest scandal at an agency rocked by allegations of abuse, incompetence and the needless deaths of veterans who wait years for medical appointments.“The workers try to brush the cockroaches off the counters, but the bugs get in the food,” said Germaine Clarno, a social worker at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in the Chicago suburb of Hines, Ill. Clarno is the local AFGE union president and has been working with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel as a whistleblower exposing secret appointment wait lists.

Read the full story from FOX NewsAbsolutely appalling. Our Veterans deserve better than this, in fact, they deserve the best we can offer them. Yet, organizations meant to help them are constantly being thrown to the way side and grossly under funded.Let us know what you think about this in the comment section or on social media.

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