Description: Far fewer veterans are facing long waits for disability compensation after the Department of Veterans Affairs spent the past six months focusing on the backlog, including mandating case worker overtime and rolling out a new computer system. The progress came amid a torrent of public pressure that followed a March report (http://cironline.org/reports/vas-ability-quickly-provide-benefits-plummets-under-obama-4241) from The Center for Investigative Reporting.
Reporter: Aaron Glantz
Producer, camera, editor: Adithya Sambamurthy
Graphics: David Ritsher
Senior producer: Amanda Pike
Story editor: Amy Pyle
Executive producer: Susanne Reber