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Is this how we say thank you? Why the VA is failing our veterans
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This past Memorial Day, Tennesseans honored the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and reflected on how their service helped ensure our continued security and freedom. Unfortunately, while our nation’s veterans have always looked out for us, our government has not consistently responded in kind. Roughly one year ago, the disgraced former Secretary of Veterans Affairs, General Eric Shinseki, resigned amidst revelations that hospitals operated by the Veterans Administration (VA) were plagued with fraud and mismanagement, compromising the care of countless deserving veterans.