Veterans

  State officials won’t answer questions after Coronavirus deaths at state-owned veterans home

Leaders at the North Carolina Department of Military and Veterans Affairs won’t answer questions about what, if anything, they are doing to provide oversight of the four veterans nursing homes owned by the agency during the coronavirus pandemic.

  NC House to consider more money to fund scholarship for children of wartime veterans

  WBTV, Hendrick Automotive partner to get veteran a new vehicle

  Speaker, staff ignored requests for additional money for children of wartime veterans scholarship

  Governor directs scholarships for children of wartime veterans be paid at full amount following WBTV investigation

  Children of wartime veterans scramble to repay money after state makes last-minute cut to scholarship

  S.C. veteran pushes for change after cancer goes undiagnosed by Army for more than 2 years

Continued Coverage

  Second whistleblower details allegations of harassment, retaliation by senior VA official amid inaction by whistleblower protection office

  Charlotte company tows, sells soldier’s car while she was deployed

  Veteran forced to wait weeks with infection despite new VA program promising faster outside care

  Watchdog report substantiates claims of whistleblower retaliation by senior VA employees

  Top VA doctor still on the job despite recommendation, pledge for removal after sexual harassment scandal

  Tillis skipped Senate VA Committee hearing to attend fundraiser in Greensboro

  Senior VA leader: VA has ‘lost touch with its values’ as whistleblower office is investigated for mishandling complaints

A senior VA leader-turned-whistleblower is breaking his silence for the first time to detail the way he says his case has been mishandled, as the VA office responsible for investigating whistleblower complaints is investigated itself by the agency’s internal watchdog.

  Outgoing VA deputy undersecretary offered last-minute settlement to NC whistleblower

A senior official with the US Department of Veterans Affairs tried to quickly settle a whistleblower complaint from an employee—who alleged retaliation at the agency’s regional office in Durham, NC—just weeks before he left the agency, an email recently obtained by WBTV shows.

  VA whistleblower complaints allege abuse, retaliation from regional director

A senior leader with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has been accused of abusing her power, harassing employees and retaliating against other senior leaders who report to her.

  Doctors removed from supervisory positions at Salisbury VA after WBTV investigation

Two doctors at the center of a sexual harassment complaint uncovered in a WBTV investigation have been removed from their supervisory positions at the Salisbury VA Medical Center.

  Tillis responds to WBTV investigation of VA harassment complaint

  Documents show VA leadership failed to stop sexual harassment at Salisbury VA

Veteran gets missing VA disability check after calling WBTV for help