tbo: Tampa Bay Online.
Monday, Feb 19, 2018
  • Home
Letter of the Day

My trip to the VA

The last time I went to the VA was for an 10:30 a.m. eye appointment. I arrived on time, and the large waiting room was overflowing to the outside. After waiting about 45 minutes, I asked the people next to me how long they had been waiting. Answer: since their 8 a.m. appointment.

I decided to check with the honcho and went into his office. I asked what was going on, and was he aware of what his waiting room looked like. All I got was a demand that I get out of his office.

I then went into the waiting room and announced what had just transpired. I suggested that everyone should go into the office and let the boss know how happy you were to be able to get an appointment and were being served.

I suspect that I walked in on a day when the VA was solving the appointment backlog problem.

John Martini

Apollo Beach

Weather Center

10Weather WTSP


Letter of the Day

My trip to the VA
My trip to the VA