Getting Disability Pay to the Vets Who Need it

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The Department of Veterans Affairs’ inspector general is out with a report assessing how well the VA’s regional office in White River Junction, Vt., does when it comes to awarding disability pay to vets:

True, it’s only a half-million dollars in over-payments. But when you extrapolate that sum – White River Junction is home to 2,500 people, although its local VA office serves vets outside the city limits – to the entire nation, it makes you wonder how much money isn’t going to the folks who need it most.