From CBS Los Angeles we learn of 28 veterans still waiting in line for their turn at VA benefits. Veterans wait for years for their claims to the benefits they’ve earned, they wait for treatment at VA hospitals, now we find veterans waiting to be buried;
The law states veterans are supposed to receive a proper burial.
The Veterans Administration says they were never notified the bodies were processed and ready to be buried.
More than two dozen bodies were transported to the Riverside National Cemetery Friday afternoon and more could be moved as they are identified.
On Friday evening, KCAL9?s Stacey Butler reported the LA County Morgue and the Veteran’s Administration were blaming each other for the mistake.
At this point, the Veterans’ Affairs Department has no credibility in the discussion about veterans waiting for what they earn and deserve. I’m pretty sure that a morgue would want to clear out space in their facility, and it’s more believable that some lazy bureaucrat would ignore notifications from the city.
I may be wrong, it happened once before when I thought I thought I was wrong about something, but I was right.
Category: Veterans' Affairs Department