Friday, February 26, 2016

Five Veterans Among Those Who Died Waiting for VA

5 Veterans Who Died While Waiting for a Doctor’s Appointment with the VA

Jeremy Sears


Image Credit: Screenshot/YouTube
Image Credit: Screenshot/YouTube
After 5 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Marine Sgt. Jeremy Sears returned home with a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.
After doctors informed him of his condition, he waited from October 2012 to February 2014 for the VA to approve his disability claims — only to learn after 16 months that his claim had been denied.
Having never received a followup plan on how to manage his conditions, Sears would take his own life at a California gun range only a few months later.
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