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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Since its inception in 2014, the DAV Distinguished Speaker Series at Harvard Law School has hosted various distinguished guests in the veterans sphere, including former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald; former Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus; and Judge Robert Russell, founder of the nations first Veterans Treatment Court in Buffalo, N.
Deering also will step down then as secretary of veterans affairs on the governors executive Cabinet.
Veterans must have access to information that is clear and understandable to make informed decisions about their health care," says Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, MD.
In 2013 Admiral Harvey was appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the cabinet as Virginia's Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security and he currently serves as the recently established Commonwealth's Secretary for Veterans and Defense Affairs.
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.
22, 2006, authorized the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to award Veterans cemetery grants to tribal governments in the same manner that they are given to U.
The grant builds upon VA's commitment to provide adaptive sporting opportunities for Veterans in communities nationwide," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.
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.
Bush's Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Peake and Disabled American Veterans Legislative Director Joe Violante to make Edwards' case that the plan would "jeopardize care for combat wounded vets.
The Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006 authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an educational assistance program for information security.
The final chapter considers the challenges faced by General Eric Shinseki, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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