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VA system fails again with Gulf War veterans

Quay County Sun - 15 Aug 2017
The revelations fueled a scandal that led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki that May. To its credit the VA agrees with the latest Government Accountability Office findings and recommendations. But to its discredit, it has done precious ...
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Unpresidential Command

Slate Magazine - 24 Jul 2017
We often take civil-military relations for granted in this country because we have it so good. The greatest civil-military eruptions in recent history involve things like then-Gen. Eric Shinseki's sobering 2003 testimony contradicting George W. Bush's ...
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Trump promises huge increase in private sector care for veterans

Marine Corps Times - 26 Jul 2017
The VA and Secretary Eric Shinseki are under fire amid reports by former and current VA employees that up to 40 patients may have died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit ...
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From private to 3-star: Wyche retires after 42 years

Theredstonerocket - 26 Jul 2017
(Eric) Shinseki captured it well when he said, 'Soldiering is an affair of the heart.' It starts with love of country and our Constitution. What makes the U.S. special, what makes you special, is that we are willing to uphold our values and ideals. “I ...
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It's Not Good To See So Many Generals In The White House

The Federalist - 03 Aug 2017
(This may not be a historical analogy Republicans want to recall.) Other presidents, too, have relied on military men in key positions in the White House and Cabinet, including Brent Scowcroft, Colin Powell, David Petraeus, James Jones, Eric Shinseki ...
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Militarised America under Donald Trump

Times of India (blog) - 31 Jul 2017
Yet another military man has joined President Trump's inner circle, adding fuel to growing suspicion that he is ”militarizing” the U.S government. The appointment of marine general John Kelly as the White House Chief of Staff means there are now three ...
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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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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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