Current Leader: The Honorable David J. Shulkin was nominated by President Trump to serve as the ninth Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Where to reach them: https://www.va.gov/
Established in (officially) 1921, but the Continental Congress provided benefits for those who fought in the revolutionary war
Why were we established? To provide pensions to veterans, as well as benefits for injured veterans.
What we do- "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.
Addressing market faliures- No information could be found.
Current issues- In 2014 Fox News reported that "Corossive culture of Mismanagement" lead to the deaths of 1,000 veterans