At the end of every year, the Department of Veterans Affairs issues the Performance and Accountability Report to summarize the performance of the Department. It acts as a report card of sorts, a way to analyze the successes or failures of the goals set by the Secretary. The document contains hundreds of pages about complex issues, so if you’d like to get a brief overview, check out page 18 here. If you have about ten hours of spare time to read it over, the whole document can be downloaded. Otherwise, here is each section broken down:
The ultimate measure of VA’s mission to serve Veterans is taken by Vets themselves, so let’s hear your thoughts on the report. Do the numbers represent reality?