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Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned, President Barack Obama said on Friday.
Embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki announced fixes to the crisis in the VA system on Friday, then met with President Barack Obama to learn if he would stay in his job.
No one in her family knew Susan, and Army veteran, was homeless. In March, the NVF Outreach Team met her in a parking lot where she was living in her car to begin the process of getting her into a transitional housing program. Susan had deployed from an Army base in Louisiana to Afghanistan. During her deployment her baby boy lived with her parents in California.
The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) is honored to announce its newest Board of Directors’ Member, Frank Spady, the CEO and Founder of Canada Nevada Business Council.
Spady was voted onto the NVF Board this month. He is a decorated combat Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Army Infantry and as a helicopter door gunner. Spady was a long-time friend of the late Gray Lefevre, former NVF Board Member.
The chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday pledged to convene a hearing on allegations that excessive wait times at a Phoenix VA facility led to the deaths of 40 veterans.
Thousands of veterans have been kept waiting for care, according to a story first reported in the Arizona Republic, and later on CNN, which also said that VA workers in the Phoenix office used two sets of records to keep the long wait times off the official books.
THE only reason he is alive, says Mike Yurchison, is his girlfriend, Leigh Anna Landsberger. She sits with him through endless waits at Veterans Affairs, whispering that he’s smarter than she is even if his brain is damaged. She helps him through his seizures, and she nags him to overcome drug addiction.