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Audit: Over 57,000 Waiting Initial VA Visits

Updated: 06/09/2014 - The VA says more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them.

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How Did 6 Die After Bowe Bergdahl's Disappearance?

Posted: 06/09/2014 - Much attention has been given to the claim made by the former platoonmates of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that he is partly to blame for the deaths of six soldiers who were killed in the months after Bergdahl disappeared.

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Wichita Veteran: 'They Could Have Killed Me'

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Charles Oliver, a Wichita veteran, says he's experienced long waits for care at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Medical Center. Oliver says the long waits threatened his life.

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Fort Riley Warns Of Increased Noise Levels

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Neighbors of Fort Riley can expect more noise than usual as the northeast Kansas post observes the 70th anniversary of D-Day and marks the founding of the Army's 1st Infantry Division.

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Kansas VA Official: 'No Patients On List Harmed'

Updated: 06/06/2014 - The director of the Veterans Affairs medical center in Wichita says none of the 385 patients on an unauthorized waiting list for care were harmed because of it.

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D-Day: The Words From History

Updated: 06/06/2014 - Today is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that began the liberation of Europe from Germany and Italy. Here are the words of Ike and Reagan.

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Roberts Issues Statement on Bergdahl Release

Posted: 06/05/2014 - The Marine and U.S. Senator from Kansas has this reaction to the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five captives held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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How The Politics Of Bergdahl's Release Turned Nasty

Posted: 06/05/2014 - A move that the White House hoped might herald a happy welcome home for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, quickly turned into a nasty fight when he was exchanged for five militants being held in Guantanamo Bay.

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Sen Moran Calls For End Of VA Problems

Posted: 06/05/2014 - Sen. Jerry Moran spoke from the floor of the US Senate and asked that his collegues put politics asside and pass legislation that can fix the failurse of the Veterans Administraton.

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Army College Set To Graduate Students

Posted: 06/05/2014 - A new class of military officers and civilian employees will graduate next week from the Army's Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth.

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Inconsistencies In Bergdahl Release

Updated: 06/04/2014 - The partisan feud erupting between the White House and Republican critics over the release of former POW Bowe Bergdahl has revealed inconsistencies on both sides of the debate.

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385 Vets On Wichita Waiting List

Updated: 06/04/2014 - An official with the Wichita Veterans Affairs medical center says 385 veterans were on an unauthorized waiting list for care.

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Obama Defends Ignoring Law In Bergdahl Exchange

Updated: 06/03/2014 - President Obama is defending his decision to exchange five captured Taliban fighters for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl while in Poland for NATO meetings Tuesday.

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Poll: Majority Back New Benghazi Probe

Posted: 06/03/2014 - A national survey indicates that nearly 60% say the Obama administration has tried to cover up the facts on the September 11, 2012 attack, which left Libya Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead.

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Wichita VA Hospital Had Secret Waiting List

Updated: 06/03/2014 - The director of the Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita acknowledges the hospital had a secret waiting list of patients that endangered some veterans.

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

Posted: 05/30/2014 - President Barack Obama has requested an appropriation of $163.9 billion for the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 2015 Budget, a 6.5% increase over the 2014 Budget.

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Last Jet Leaves Boeing's Wichita Maintenance Site

Posted: 05/30/2014 - An era in Kansas aviation has come to a close with the departure of the last aircraft from a Boeing Co. maintenance facility in Wichita, ending a 70-year relationship between the aircraft maker and the city.

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Shinseki Announces Fixes For VA System

Updated: 05/30/2014 - Embattled VA Sec. Shinseki announced several changes in the VA system on Friday, saying he'll remove senior leaders at the Phoenix VA center and eliminate performance awards for VA leaders in 2014.

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