Blagojevich Crony Tammy Duckworth Organized $2.5 Million VA Junket
While thousands of veterans are looking for assistance from the VA
More than $2.5 million was spent last year by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on a six-day series of sporting events for aging veterans at a posh Hawaiian resort.
The VA’s Golden Age Games in May 2011 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu attracted an estimated 900 veterans who paid their own way and participated in events that included air-rifle shooting, dominoes, table tennis, golf, swimming, horseshoes and shuffleboard.
A top VA official in charge of planning the games was Tammy Duckworth, former assistant secretary for public and intergovernmental affairs and a University of Hawaii graduate.
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