Deb Derrick

Deb Derrick is a U.S. governmental affairs specialist who is writing Exposed, a book on the USS Calhoun County and the betrayal of its veterans. She currently serves as executive director of the Better World Campaign, a group that lobbies for the United Nations in Washington, D.C.

Beyond the awful conditions at Walter Reed hospital, something smells fishy in the government's handling of veterans' claims. One appalling case suggests what might be happening and why. Read more