Who should be in charge of troubled Vets Homes?

Sep 2, 2007 Full story: Star Tribune

“What we're envisioning, though, is how the veterans homes can be world-class centers of excellence.”

A series of crises since 2005 at the Minneapolis Veterans Homes has kept its governing board so busy that it hasn't had time to develop a plan for the future, the board's chairman told a state commission ... via Star Tribune

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Horton Stevenson

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Sep 2, 2007
The answer is anyone but who HAS BEEN running them.
Horton Stevenson

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Sep 2, 2007
The poor care at vets hospitals sort of takes away from the sign-on and re-up bonuses they give soldiers when they join up.

I don't know if vet's care is any better in other countries or not.

Since: Jul 07

Isabella, MN.

#3 Sep 2, 2007
I once had a small contract to Paint a few hallways at the "Old Soldiers Home" in Mpls.
Part of that contract was cancelled due to lack of funds.
It was obvious a lack of Funding is a real problem, whereas, my contracts with the Military Reservations, were quite loose with thier Funding as it was procured 4-5 years in advance.
Horton Stevenson

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Sep 2, 2007
It's government greed. Old soldiers aren't worth courting.

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