Isn’t he supposed to be for veterans?
Presidential candidate and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson cares about our military as much as he cared about his surgical patients. He wants the absolute best for them. And he’s extremely distressed about the way our country treats our soldiers.
Dr. Carson believes the VA is a waste of government resources. He contends the Department of Defense owns the responsibility of caring for our recruits from the moment they enlist until they are safely discharged and integrated back into society.
He’s got many innovative ideas on how soldiers should be treated and cared for.
You can read a snippet of his interview below.
GOP presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson (AP Photo)
(CNSNews.com) – Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson told the Dave Ramsey show on Wednesday that the Department of Veterans Affairs should be folded into the Department of Defense and VA facilities should only be used for specialized care like traumatic brain injuries and limb replacement procedures.
“The size of government has to be reduced significantly. There’s a lot of stuff that we’re doing that doesn’t make any sense. We have a Department of Veterans Affairs. We don’t need a Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Affairs should be in under the Department of Defense, and it should be smooth transition,” said Carson.
The Republican presidential candidate said the U.S. should also examine how it cares for soldiers and that they should be in a support system immediately when they enlist, especially when they go into combat…
Read the entire interview and watch the video on CNS News