VA Refuses to Pay for Veteran’s Feeding Tube Liquid

Those who join the Armed Forces to uphold and protect our nation should feel that when the time comes to leave the military, veterans’ surely would like to know that the Veterans Administration and associated government beneficial needs will be there for them when they need it.

However, that is not the case for Army Maj. Dennis “DJ” Skelton of Elk Point, South Dakota who gained the “moniker” as the “most wounded commander” in U.S. military history, was informed by the Department of Veterans Affairs that they will not pay for his feeding tube liquid.

Yes, you read that right.

Skelton published an open letter to the VA on the Foreign Policy website and said that he was told by the VA to go to his local hospital’s emergency room to get a feeding tube placed in his stomach due to his “shot-up palate deteriorating,” making it difficult for



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