Secretary of Veterans Affairs

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Noun1.Secretary of Veterans Affairs - the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Veterans Affairs; "Bush appointed Edward J. Derwinski as the first Secretary of Veterans Affairs"
secretary - a person who is head of an administrative department of government
2.Secretary of Veterans Affairs - the position of the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs; "the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs was created in 1989"
secretaryship - the position of secretary
United States Cabinet, US Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, Chancellor Cheryl Hyman of City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), Peoples Gas President John Kleczynski, and Business Manager of Utility Workers Union of America Local 18007 (UWUA) Richard Passarelli to announce a five-year extension of the Utility Workers Military Assistance Program, which will train an additional 250 veterans.
This opposition has resulted in some members of Congress circulating letters among their colleagues urging secretary of veterans affairs Eric Shinseki to NOT make the change to the handbook.
Second, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs was given discretionary authority to periodically increase the rate of travel reimbursement, but only if funds earmarked for veterans' health care were not used.
It is my honor," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.
Recommendation: To improve VA's outreach and support for eligible servicemembers and veterans, communication with school officials, and oversight of its education benefit programs, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should develop outcome-oriented performance measures for outreach to servicemembers and veterans who are seeking VA education benefits.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki will be among the speakers and hundreds of disabled and able-bodied veterans will be in attendance at the groundbreaking ceremony for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial on Wednesday, Nov.
I remember at the time of the Northridge Earthquake in 1994, the secretary of Veterans Affairs telling me not to worry,'' said Rep.
James Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, on February 7.
Principi was appointed secretary of Veterans Affairs by President George W.
Summary: Amends title 38, United States Code, to extend certain authorities for health care services and reporting dates and to augment certain health care business practices or programs administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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