If you know a veteran of war, and most of us do, remember a word of thanks or an act of gratitude is what makes our nation great. We live our freedoms every day given to us by those who said yes to valor.

Sadly, according to Senator Steve Daines, the VA is not doing what was promised for veterans.

“Veterans deserve access to quality health care in a timely manner and the VA’s failure to do so and willful disregard for established standards is unacceptable,”  Senator Daines said.

He is leading a group of his colleagues now demanding the Department of Veterans Affairs provide more immediate and quality health care and sent a letter to VA Secretary Denis McDonough demanding change. The letter is linked HERE

The Veterans Navigation Network is an invaluable resource to veterans in the Billings community. VNN Chairman, Blake Fuhriman, helps active and retired military coordinate care and keep them connected. Tuesday, in part two of our look at local veterans lives, I’ll introduce you to VNN and all of the incredible resources being made available to local veterans and their families.