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2014-05-30 23:01:20

Statement from Veteran Service Organization AMVETS (American Veterans) National Executive Director Stewart M. Hickey on the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Following the announcement of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation, AMVETS and National Executive Director Stewart M. Hickey released the following statement. "We are saddened but not surprised at Eric Shinseki’s resignation today. He is an honorable man whose...

2014-05-30 12:26:04

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger issued the following statement regarding today's resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki: "It is not the solution, yet it is a beginning. The solution is not complete with Shinseki's resignation. Too many veterans have waited far too long to receive the benefits that they have earned. Wait times are increasing even for fully developed claims. But...

2014-05-16 23:00:35

AMVETS (American Veterans) views the resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) supports Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki taking appropriate action today, and views VA's announced resignation of Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel as a solid step toward the accountability needed at the troubled VA....

2014-05-16 16:25:07

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki announced May 16 that he has accepted the resignation of his under secretary for health administration, Dr. Robert Petzel. Responding to the news, American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger said, "This move by VA is not a corrective action, but a continuation of business as usual. Dr. Petzel was already scheduled to retire this year, so his resignation now...

2014-05-15 23:00:28

AMVETS, a major veteran advocacy voice, was omitted from today's Senate hearing on Veterans' Health Care. Lanham, MD (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 AMVETS (American Veterans) responded today to Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, for their omission from today's Veterans' Health Care hearing. AMVETS is one of four members of the Independent Budget and a major voice for the health and welfare of nearly 23 million American veterans. The...

2014-05-02 12:27:10

Another Phoenix doctor's claim that evidence was destroyed to conceal secret waiting lists must be investigated and, if true, lead to severe consequences, Dellinger says. WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger reacted with serious concern following Thursday night's Arizona Republic story that a second Phoenix Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System doctor has stepped forward to corroborate allegations of...

2013-07-30 23:24:17

After requests from advocates and policy makers, the VA extended the public comment deadline for the proposed open burn pit registry questionnaire from August 5 to August 20, 2013. The Sergeant Sullivan Center, among those advocates who requested an extension of the deadline, now calls for individual stakeholders to review the questionnaire, submit feedback to the VA per the agency's instructions, and copy feedback to The Sergeant Sullivan Center by email, as the Center will be...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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