Veterans Administration

Improvements reported at Buffalo VA Hospital

Dec 22, 2016
WBFO File Photo

Local veterans may be encouraged with some recent news. The Buffalo VA Medical Center has made a "large improvement" in overall quality.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Veterans organizations, including the VA Western New York Healthcare System, are honoring Vietnam-era veterans as they observe the 50th anniversary of the first formal U.S. ground combat operations of that lengthy war.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

Speaking Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama said he is still not satisfied with the care veterans receive from the VA. One disabled Vietnam veteran who spoke locally Wednesday would agree.

Keeping local veterans connected to health services

Mar 26, 2015
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Work continues to improve health care services for veterans nationwide.    Last year it was revealed there were long wait times for vets at VA clinics. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley checked in with the leader of Buffalo's VA to discuss the challenges for local veterans.