AFGE: Save the VA from Privatization

Led by AFGE National Secretary Treasurer Joseph P. Flynn, the summit featured speakers and panelists who spoke about the great work done at the VA, the crucial need to fill the 49,000 vacancies nationwide, and the true cost of funneling more funds into the private, for-profit sector.

"Veterans want the VA, and veterans need the VA," said Flynn. "Yet, despite the growing number of veterans, veterans service organizations, and health care professionals who say the VA is the best and only provider of care for the brave men and women who have served this country, special interest groups continue to make headway on turning of a profit off those who have borne the battle. It's a travesty and it must stop!" he said.

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