It seems that the VA has had a reputation for favoring the rights of bureaucrats over the rights of veterans, and for favoring performance bonuses over favorable health-care outcomes.
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More than $20 million raised, and $2 million left to go. Even when they raise enough money, the West Tennessee Veterans Home could be waitlisted for years.
Source: West TN Veterans Home competing with multiple cities for grant money
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Picnics, parades, trips to the lake and cabin…these are some of the things that come to mind when you think of Memorial Day.But Sunday at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, a moving reminder of what this holiday is really all a
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Dozens of people from local communities placed American flags on the graves of fallen troops for Memorial Day weekend.
Source: Hundreds of flags dot graves of fallen troops at two veteran cemeteries in East TN
Small American Flags are placed at the graves of Veterans at Mountain Home National Cemetery on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in Johnson City, Tenn. Over 15,000 Veterans are buried here. Hundreds of Boy Scouts, Girls Scouts and Cub Scouts with other volunteers placed small American Flags at each grave marker in preparation for Memorial Day Monday. (Earl Neikirk /The Bristol Herald-Courier via AP)
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Scouts and other volunteers place flags on the graves of veterans at Nashville National Cemetery
Source: Middle Tennessee Boy Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day