What about health care workers who work for the VA delivering health care to our nation's veterans? What about elderly or at risk veterans? How soon will they get the COVID-19 vaccine? Will there be mass immunization, or will you have to get an appointment?
Last week we told you about the most underused veterans benefit in Montana, according to the VA. This week, a feature shared by the Military Times caught my eye. It's a list showing several companies who specifically want to hire veterans.
“One of Montana’s most underused state benefits is the free pass to access State Parks along with a free hunting and fishing license for disabled Veterans.” – Kelly Ackerman, administrator, Montana Veterans Affairs Division
There's a great opportunity for Montana veterans coming up this week. The Undersecretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Paul Lawrence, is hosting a tele-townhall with Montana veterans on Thursday at 3 p.m.
Remember when liberal Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) falsely attacked an Iraq war veteran and Navy Admiral by the name of Ronny Jackson? The former White House doctor and Navy Admiral is now a candidate for Congress.
We talked about wait times at the VA, the upcoming implementation of the Mission Act, why the Montana VA leadership continues to see such a high rate of turnover, and the president's efforts to combat veteran suicide.
Coming up on Tuesday's "Montana Talks" statewide radio show- the day after Memorial Day- we'll talk with VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. Wilkie was appointed as the head of Veterans Affairs by President Trump.
Tester is refusing to apologize to Admiral Ronny Jackson and his family for the way Tester trashed him with false allegations on national TV, even though Tester was reportedly aware that the FBI had vetted and cleared Admiral Jackson.