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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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.S.
Recommendation: To help ensure the quality of care provided to veterans by VA practitioners, including that information about all paid tort claims is reported and used appropriately to improve patient care, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs should direct the General Counsel to ensure that regional counsel offices notify OMLA about all paid tort claims resolved through VA's administrative review and through litigation.
"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.
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.
ambassador to the Vatican (2001-2005) and former secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Nicholas Burns, a former high-ranking State Department official.
The Washington, DC, Chapter also participated in two separate communities by honoring fallen heroes at the Culpeper National Veteran's Cemetery and the Alexandria National Cemetery where LTG James Peake, USA (Ret.) Secretary of Veterans Affairs was on hand.
''There is no one more distinguished, more determined, or more qualified to build this VA than the leader I am announcing as our next secretary of veterans affairs -- General Eric Shinseki,'' he said.
"The VA Nursing Academy expands our teaching faculty, improves recruitment and retention, and creates new educational and research opportunities," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peake recently announced the appointment of Gale Watson as National Director of Blind Rehabilitation Services (BRS) for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Washington, DC, on August 12, 2008 at the national conference of the Blinded Veterans Association in Phoenix, Arizona.

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