VA Announces New Team to Address Racial Disparities
The head of the Department of Veterans Affairs just announced a new team responsible for investigating and eliminating racial disparities inside the agency’s veterans benefits program that have left Black veterans unable to collect the military benefits they are rightfully owed.
VA Forms New Team to Address Racial Disparities
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s taking steps to address historic inequities among vets when it comes to benefits. That comes just days after a News4 I-Team investigation looking at how Black vets have been discriminated against. Investigative Reporter Tracee Wilkins has the latest.
CDC to Probe Whether Polluted Fort Ord Is Linked to Cancers in Veterans
Federal health officials are conducting a new study to determine whether veterans once stationed at a now-shuttered California military base were exposed to dangerously high levels of cancer-causing toxins.
Veterans Worry Polluted Fort Ord Base In California Made Them Sick
California’s Fort Ord has been on the Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the most polluted places in the nation since 1990