That healthcare ranks first as needing the most improvement is unsurprising, given the series of scandals kicked off at the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, covering everything from manipulated wait times and shredded benefits claims to mishandling of suicidal veterans and endless whistleblower retaliation.
“The surprisingly negative tone of the responses provided in the initial Veterans Issues Poll shows that in spite of some truly herculean efforts by the public and private sector in the last decade, organizations working to support veterans still need to do more to help educate the broader American population on the vast amount of time, money and attention being expended to support veterans and their families,” said Fred Wellman, CEO of ScoutComms, a social enterprise which aims to support veterans and military families. “We’re not doing an effective job informing the American public,” Wellman added. The poll was conducted online from Aug. 11-13 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
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