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2010-02-18 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert A. Petzel has taken the oath of office as the Under Secretary for Health within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), stepping up to lead the nation's largest integrated health care system. "Dr.

2010-01-30 11:07:00

VA Secretary Shinseki: Keeping Commitment to Lasting Tribute WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-01-19 13:30:00

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2010-01-07 15:05:00

Shinseki Cites Strides in Energy Efficiency WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-12-29 11:09:00

Shinseki Applauds Top Rating by Independent Group WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office in Boise, Idaho, was recently recognized by an independent group for reducing its environmental impact. The U.S.

2009-12-08 10:52:00

Nation's Highest Honor for Innovation and Performance Excellence WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House and the U.S.

2009-12-03 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.

2009-11-30 11:22:00

Secretary Shinseki Cites Improved Access for Veterans WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.

2009-11-25 10:04:00

Working Together to Share Records Safely, Improve Care WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Kaiser Permanente today announced an exciting program designed to improve care and services to our Nation's heroes.

2009-11-20 08:58:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patrick W. Dunne, the Under Secretary for Benefits for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), today announced his resignation for early next year. Dunne, who attained the rank of rear admiral while in the U.S. Navy, has been with VA since 2006.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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