“According to a report from the Tampa Bay Times, VA workers at a local Florida hospital left the body of a deceased veteran in a shower for at least nine hours. Making matters worse, they allegedly tried to cover up their bad behavior. …
Based on current VA policy, it is unlikely the workers were fired.
Just last week VA officials in Wisconsin announced a dentist who treated nearly 600 veterans with unsanitary tools, may have infected them with HIV and a number of other life threatening diseases. Instead of being fired for clearly and repeatedly breaking VA protocol, the dentist was reassigned to an administrative position.