VA

Charlottesville

The VA's diversity chief wanted to condemn white supremacists. Her Trump-appointed boss blocked it.

John Ullyot offered an alternative, watered-down statement that removed all references to white supremacy
Tess Owen
12.6.18
ronny jackson

Here's why Trump's doctor Ronny Jackson just withdrew his nomination for VA secretary

"These false allegations have become a distraction for this president."
David Gilbert
4.26.18
MEDICAL MARIJUANA

A group of 2.4M veterans is pushing the VA to allow medical pot

The country’s largest veterans group is once again pushing for veterans to get access to medical marijuana.
Carter Sherman
8.24.17
Veterans Affairs

Veterans are frustrated with the VA’s painful debt collection process

After we published our story in March, more than 70 veterans and their families reached out to say they’d faced similar challenges trying to settle their debts to the VA. Here are a few of their stories.
Emma Fidel
Sara Jerving
6.13.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump to announce Paris climate decision, ISIS prepares for showdown at Mosul mosque, noose found at African American history museum, and more.
VICE Staff
6.1.17
Veterans Affairs

The VA overpaid tens of thousands of veterans, and now it says they have to give the money back

Sara Jerving
3.27.17
The We Missed You Issue

Meet the Vets Treating PTSD with Pot

We spoke with the US veterans who believe smoking pot is a better treatment for PTSD than the slew of opiates, benzos, and antidepressants that the VA prescribes them.
Krishna Andavolu
3.23.16
Stuff

What It’s Like to Be an Iraq War Veteran on Veterans Day

From fielding questions from his six-year-old son about Veterans Day to speaking to an auditorium full of college kids, Iraq war veteran Colby Buzzell has made the rounds.
Colby Buzzell
11.11.15
Art

The Mysterious Death of an Art Thief & Deep Dream Make-Up: Last Week in Art

Also, Ai Weiwei found recording devices, possibly left by Chinese authorities, bugging his studio.
Sami Emory
10.5.15
Stuff

A War Doctor Turned Poet Treats PTSD with Literature

We spoke with war poet Frederick Foote, a neurologist who's making poetry a required course of treatment in military hospitals.
Rory Tolan
2.9.15
WEEDIQUETTE

Why Aren't American Veterans Allowed to Treat Their PTSD with Medical Marijuana?

Could marijuana be the solution America's vets have been waiting for, and if so, why does the federal government continue to stand in the way?
T. Kid
1.26.15
Stuff

Veterans with PTSD Have Found Solace at the Sausage Castle Party House in Florida

"I get a sense of camaraderie here... It seems at the end of the day like a family."
Mitchell Sunderland
1.13.15
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