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Letter: Time to fold VA into Defense Dept.

An undated photo of the U.S. Department of

An undated photo of the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, D.C. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Now we have another Department of Veterans Affairs problem ["VA secretary apologizes again," News, Feb. 25]. Secretary Robert McDonald said he was sorry for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces. Maybe the time has come to dismantle the VA and have the Department of Defense take over. Who better to take care of veterans than the organization they were part of before leaving active duty?

William J. Van Sickle, Brentwood