POLITICO's Pulse Check

Saving the VA, Chapter 3: The patient experience, with J.R. Wilson

Episode Summary

A disabled veteran — 17 surgeries after being injured in the service — talks about how he uses the VA and his worries about its future.

Episode Notes

In the third episode of POLITICO's miniseries on the VA, "Pulse Check" and POLITICO's Arthur Allen sit down with a permanently disabled veteran who relies on the agency.

Today,  J.R. Wilson talks about his experience after getting injured during an Army parachuting accident, how he's relied solely on VA services to help with his recovery and his concern that privatizing the agency would harm its specialized quality of care.