Some praise local VA's service, but one says she feels abandoned
They serve our country and fight for our freedoms, but when it comes to adequate health care, who is fighting for them?
In the past several months, the Department of Veterans Affairs has been in the public eye for months-long waiting lists, which are believed to have led to the deaths of several veterans. Thousands still wait to be seen.
Local VA reps say Lubbock-area patients are receiving proper medical care in a timely manner, and while some local vets agree, at least one is having the same struggles seen nationwide.