UPDATE CUTLINE on Nov. 25, 2016
There are about 2,055 full-time employees at the Dayton VA Medical Center, which has an annual medical care budget of more than $368 million and also operate clinics in Lima, Middletown, Springfield and in Richmond, Ind. STAFF
The Department of Veterans Affairs has promised to accelerate hiring of an additional 1,900 mental health staff nationwide to handle the increasing demand for services from veterans. In Ohio, home to an estimated 890,300 veterans, that hiring initiative will mean an additional 14 mental health staff -- with one to be assigned in Dayton at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.