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2009-05-27 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney Will A.

2009-05-21 10:46:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roger Baker, a former chief executive officer in the information technology industry, took the oath of office yesterday as Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). "I am proud to be able to serve our country and our Nation's Veterans," Baker said.

2009-05-21 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Eric K.

2009-05-20 13:17:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tammy Duckworth returned Wednesday to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a key site in her long recovery from wounds suffered in Iraq, to take the oath of office as the chief spokesperson for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). "I am so honored to serve the Obama administration by helping to care for our Veterans," Assistant Secretary Duckworth said.

2009-05-19 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Federal law stipulates that the Department of Veterans Affairs has a responsibility to inform veterans of the benefits they have earned by virtue of their service to our nation while in uniform," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).

2009-05-07 16:43:00

Record Budget Enhances VA's Ability to Become a 21st Century Organization WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced President Obama's 2010 budget for VA.

2009-04-23 07:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health of patients who received endoscopic procedures at three VA Medical Centers may have been compromised by contaminated medical equipment.

2009-04-09 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- W.

2009-04-09 08:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Jerald Washington Memorial Founders' Award, the highest honor bestowed by the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV).

2009-03-18 18:52:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The White House made the correct decision to withdraw its proposal for the Department of Veterans Affairs to have military veterans' personal insurance companies pay for their service-connected disability and wounds," said VAdm.

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