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2015 SURVEY OF VETERANS

The results are in.

In early 2015, the VFW surveyed a select group of VFW members across the nation to gauge opinions on key veterans’ issues. The following represents an executive summary of key questions.

 Do you think the government is taking sufficient steps to implement meaningful reforms at the VA?

Approximately one in three veterans think the goverment is NOT taking sufficient steps to reform the VA.

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Were you aware of the recent reports of the VA forcing many veterans to wait months on end for medical appointments?

Almost nine out of ten veterans were aware of the long appointment wait times at VA facilities.

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Do you think the general public understands and fully appreciates the issues veterans face?

One-third of veterans feel the public understands ... sometimes.

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In general, how do you think the medical care provided at VA facilities compares with that provided by private facilities?

Nearly half of veterans feel that VA and Private facilities provide similar care.

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Have you ever turned to a VFW Service Officer for help filing a VA claim?

Just under one-third of veterans have turned to a VFW Service Officer for help filing a VA claim.

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