Monday, February 10, 2014

Disabled local veteran caught up in VA red tape

"The Secretary of the VA has to sign off on it, so that's where we are," said Haynie.

General Shinseki oversees 285,000 employees and a $153 billion annual budget and has to decide if Haynie can get a new toilet and shower at his two bedroom home in Spring. And until that happens, he will wait on a federal government that promised to take care of him in combat in 1964 and is still seemingly struggling to keep the promise 50 years later.

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