Skip to comments.VA medical inspector retires amid criticism of response to whistleblower complaints
Posted on 07/03/2014 1:17:11 PM PDT by Nachum
The head of the Office of the Medical Inspector for Veterans Affairs has retired, just over a week after a scathing letter and report criticized that office for failing to adequately respond to complaints from whistleblowers and downplaying the severity of problems at some VA facilities. (Snip)Pierce had come to the VA as Deputy Medical Inspector in January 2002 and served as Medical Inspector since November of 2004, according to his VA bio. He served on active duty for thirty years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. A letter and report sent to the White House last Monday by Carolyn
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they need to lose pensions too. they get retirement and these freaking huge pensions and it’s no skin off their noses, they don’t personally lose anything. malfeasance in office or service ought to have some penalty where they lose part or all of their personal assets, based on severity of their egregiousness.
i mean look what we do to lower military folks, they don’t just lose jobs, they lose rank, and may wind up in jail, over far less than what this shmuck did.
Is it just me, or does this seem like the wrong kind of resume' for someone in this position?
Here’s an excerpt of my email from Terri Schiavo’s foundation:
“July 3, 2014 (examiner.com) Joe Geoghagan, a 31-year-old Navy veteran who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, now suffers from PTSD and has to be fed through a feeding tube because he is unable to keep food down.
Making matters worse, John Hawkins wrote Tuesday at Right Wing News, the VA has told Geoghagan that his stomach issues are not related to his military service and as a result, have stopped paying for his equipment and supplies. According to Hawkins, Geoghagan recounted a horror story involving the snubs, red tape, and frustration of dealing with the VA for the last few years. ..”
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Have to protect his retirement package.