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Department of Veterans Affairs Fast Facts

KBZK Bozeman News - 20 Sep 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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John McCain — war hero, political giant — dies at 81

Military Times - 26 Aug 2018
Arizona was the center of the 2014 VA wait-time scandal that forced the resignation of then-VA Secretary Eric Shinseki, and McCain played the role of negotiator between Republican and Democratic lawmakers on the legislative response. Because of his ...
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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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Can Army Futures Command Overcome Decades Of Dysfunction?

Breaking Defense - 27 Aug 2018
Most notoriously ,Chief of Staff Eric Shinseki demanded easily airlifted Future Combat Systems vehicles that weighed less than 20 tons but had the combat power of a 60-ton M1 Abrams tank. The designs eventually grew to 26 tons, and the performance ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Couple finds hidden message in bathroom wall while remodeling

WTXL ABC 27 - 07 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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UH Manoa to celebrate 107th Commencement

UHM News - 07 May 2018
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's 107th Commencement Exercises will take place at the Stan Sheriff Center on Saturday, May 12, 2018. An estimated 2,200 students are expected to participate. There will be two ceremonies, the first at 9 a.m. and the ...
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Big mess at the VA: Calls grow for chief to quit - 14 May 2014
The embattled Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki is facing growing pressure to resign amid reports of supposedly preventable deaths, alleged manipulation of medical waitlists and other VA failures. Several U.S. officials as well as the ...
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GOP, vet groups react with caution to Trump VA pick

The Hill - 29 Mar 2018
The secretary before that, Eric Shinseki · Eric Ken ShinsekiSenate confirms Trump's VA pick despite opposition from some Dems Trump VA pick boosts hopes for reform Trump VA pick faces challenge to convince senators he's ready for job MORE, was ...

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