Letter: Appalled by delays in veterans' care

War vets John Walis, 45, of Bay Shore, War vets John Walis, 45, of Bay Shore, and Jarrett Gimbl 32, of Holbrook, with their companions Tommy (the white dog) and Gunny, came out in support of drawing attention to veterans committing suicide at a press conference at Huntington Town Hall on April 10, 2014. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr.

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It is outrageous that our veterans are not being taken care of properly ["Aide: Obama is 'Madder than hell' over VA woes," News, May 19].

Veterans Affairs needs to get its house in order and investigate why there are major treatment delays for our veterans. These brave men and women have fought to preserve our way of life, and our country owes them big time. No veteran should have to wait for medical care. This travesty must end now!

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John Amato, Fresh Meadows

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