After All the VA Changes, This US Iraq Veteran Was Turned Away Because of This Lame Reason

A year after all the fake outrage by Barack Obama and politicians over the Veterans Administration (VA), the VA is still as corrupt as ever! They’re a bunch of civilian leeches pulling a federal paycheck, who won’t do squat for our veterans!

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As a military veteran, when I learned of this story, I had to bring it to light. Chris Dorsey, 33, an Iraq war veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress received a despicable response from a desk clerk when he traveled to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Georgia for care. This came after he was turned away from an earlier VA facility in the same day.

“We’re not accepting any new patients,” the VA staff member told vet Chris Dorsey in a video he posted to YouTube…

“The VA’s not accepting any new patients?” he asked in the footage.

“Not at this clinic,” the staffer at the Oakwood community-based outpatient clinic responded.

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Dorsey thanked him and walked out of what he told the Military Times is the second clinic in northern Georgia to turn him away in recent days, even as the federal agency trumpeted its so-called “PTSD awareness month” in June.

Now explain to me how heroes who helped to defend this country are going to deal with this? If there are too many patients for a given area, can’t the local doctors be hired temporarily to deal with under staffing? To not even take his name and say when there is an opening, we will call and set up an appointment is nothing but a disgrace to all those who have ever served.

Officials with the Atlanta VA Medical Center are now reaching out to Dorsey “to determine his need for services and offer the appropriate care,” representatives for the VA said in a statement to the news.

“The message Mr. Dorsey was given, as seen on the video, was completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated,” a VA spokesperson said. “VA staff should have established a full understanding of Mr. Dorsey’s medical situation and determined if an appointment was available for him at another location or if he was eligible for the Choice program and could be seen outside the VA.

Dorsey filmed the exchange in this video below:

How do you feel about this? Are you as outraged as I am? Share this story with your friends and family and add your comments below. This is unacceptable!

H/T: Military Times, 13WMAZ, YouTube

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