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Oregon Veteran Who Fought For Equality Laid To Rest | Jefferson ...

Jefferson Public Radio - 24 Apr 2018
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Linda Campbell, the Oregon veteran who fought for and became the first to secure the right to be buried next to her same-sex spouse was laid to rest Monday at Willamette National Cemetery. Along a grassy slope, with Mount ...
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Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts | WGNO

WGNO - 21 Apr 2018
Here is a look at the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Facts: There are 18.5 million veterans in the United States, according to the most recent statistics from the US Census. More than nine million veterans are served each year by the Department of ...
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Diving instructor could be VA's next sushi - 29 Mar 2018
I mean, how bad could Eric Shinseki, Bob McDonald and David Shulkin possibly be? What's the reality? VA will have had seven secretaries or acting secretaries in four years. No one — Congress or the White House — has established a clear and consistent ...
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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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Competition officially named

Myguidon - 19 Apr 2018
Eric Shinseki. “We kept getting turned down,” Flowers said. “The Sergeant Major of the Army thought there were too many badges on Army uniforms. So that went on for quite a while.” Flowers said he reinitiated the request with the Army Chief of Staff in ...
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Alabama congressman admits he pays no attention to oversight

ThinkProgress - 06 Apr 2018
In 2011, he co-sponsored a resolution of no-confidence in then-Attorney General Eric Holder. Two years later, he did the same thing again. In 2014, he cheered the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki as a “good first step.” And in ...
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Legion national commander puts 'Family First'

Troy Record - 13 Apr 2018
Trump recently fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin following the release of a damning inspector general report that criticized him for wasteful and unethical actions during a 10-day official department trip last summer. The firing left the ...
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Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

KPAX-TV - 19 Apr 2018
May 30, 2014 - VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns. June 9, 2014 - The Department of Veterans Affairs releases the results of an internal audit of hundreds of Veterans Affairs facilities. It reveals that 63,869 veterans enrolled in the VA health care ...
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GOP, vet groups react with caution to Trump VA pick

The Hill - 29 Mar 2018
VA secretaries typically receive strong bipartisan support in their confirmation. Shulkin was confirmed unanimously, as was his predecessor Bob McDonald. The secretary before that, Eric Shinseki · Eric Ken ShinsekiTrump VA pick faces challenge to ...
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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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