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Couple finds hidden message in bathroom wall while remodeling

WSFA - 05 Jul 2018
The Monneys say they want to keep up the tradition by writing their own time capsule message, too. Jay Shinseki, who said he's the brother of Troy Shinseki, the man in the photo, said they are related to Gen. Eric Shinseki, former Army chief of staff ...
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Newly ordained Jesuit returns home to Kauai for first Mass

Hawaii Catholic Herald - 27 Jun 2018
Eric Shinseki), celebrated his vocation with family, friends and complete strangers. With input from Immaculate Conception, he planned a multicultural Mass that reflects his belief that the Catholic Church should work to blend cultural communities ...
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Choose Carefully, Mr. President

Slate Magazine - 29 Apr 2018
Eric Shinseki in 2014. Each of these VA leaders presided over periods of intense scrutiny and infighting, and achieved varying levels of success in attempting to reform the relatively new department—which has existed as a Cabinet-level agency only ...
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Speakers inspire graduates at

UH System Current News - 16 May 2018
Eric K. Shinseki, U.S. Army 34th Chief of Staff, United States Army, was the keynote speaker for both the morning and afternoon ceremonies. Born and raised in Lihuʻe, Kauaʻi, he served in the military for 38 years and was the highest-ranked Asian ...
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Obama accepts resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki

Washington Post - 31 May 2014
Eric K. Shinseki resigned as secretary of veterans affairs Friday, apologizing for a scandal in which employees throughout the VA's massive hospital system conspired to hide months-long wait times that veterans faced when seeking care. The size and ...
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Can the Department of Veterans Affairs be saved?

Chicago Tribune - 02 Apr 2018
When he was ousted as veterans affairs secretary by President Donald Trump last week, David Shulkin joined the line of inept bunglers in the revolving door of secretaries sacked for failure to reform the system. If Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, the ...
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Shulkin out: Trump fires VA secretary after weeks of controversy

Military Times - 28 Mar 2018
In May 2014, then-VA Secretary Eric Shinseki was forced to resign after a national scandal over patient wait times and records manipulation by hospital officials. Shulkin was fired via Twitter. The president did not mention his name in the announcement.
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Delivering graduation speech is a tough gig

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - 20 May 2018
Retired Army Gen. Eric Shinseki began his keynote speech at the University of Hawaii at Manoa graduation on May 12 with that perfect description of a commencement speaker. It's a tough gig. Read More ...
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Shinseki 'mad as hell' about VA allegations, but won't resign

CNN - 16 May 2014
Under withering criticism, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki told a Senate committee on Thursday that he was "mad as hell" about allegations of deadly waiting times and coverup at VA hospitals but he doesn't plan to resign. The retired Army ...
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The real VA scandal: No will to help veterans

The Hill - 20 Feb 2018
The scandal that engulfed the Department of Veterans Affairs these past few weeks was sordid and sad. More disturbingly, it has only gotten worse, illuminating the deep-seated problems that still plague the VA. Our veterans deserve better, starting ...
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Trump Considers Ex-Congressman, Now Lobbyist, for Veterans Post

U.S. News & World Report - 02 May 2018
FILE PHOTO: Former House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL) leaves after a news conference to call for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Reuters.
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VA Chief Eric Shinseki Resigns Post, Obama Announces

NPR - 30 May 2014
Embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned his position, hours after saying he would work to fix "systemic" problems in the VA's health care system. President Obama said Friday that the decision was made so Shinseki ...
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Trump VA pick boosts hopes for reform

The Hill - 28 May 2018
It also includes a one-year extension of the VA Choice program, which was the result of the VA health scandal that cost Obama-era Secretary Eric Shinseki Eric Ken ShinsekiTrump VA pick boosts hopes for reform Trump VA pick faces challenge to convince ...
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VA secretary orders face-to-face audit at all clinics

CNN - 09 May 2014
Shinseki will testify May 15 before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, CNN also learned. Attention on the secretary follows months of CNN exclusive reporting about U.S. veterans who have died while they waited for treatment at VA hospitals ...
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GOP calls for Shinseki resignation

Politico - 06 May 2014
Senate Republican leaders called Tuesday for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign in the wake of a medical center scandal in Arizona. Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas called for Shinseki to step down shortly after Sen. Jerry ...

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