McMorris Rodgers is reason for good veteran healthcare

Letter to the Editor


Last updated 10/25/2018 at 4:32pm

Working in ticketing at the Spokane County Fair, I met a gentleman with a “Vietnam Veteran” cap. After I thanked him for his service, we had a pleasant conversation. 

He told me when and where he had served and added that he’d been diagnosed with cancer.

When I asked if he was getting treatment at the VA medical center in Spokane, his eyes lit up.

He said yes, and that his VA doctor had referred him for a specialized treatment in Seattle.

He’d had no way to travel to Seattle, but they’d arranged a special flight to his appointment. 

This gentleman was so grateful and overwh...

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