Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, right, talks to Chasu Ardell Koker, left, a veteran recently evicted from her home. Volunteers secured housing for Koker on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2018, through Chesapeake Health Educational Program, Inc., a nonprofit that offers a transitional housing program for veterans. (Nikki Wentling/Stars and Stripes) #veterans #homelessness #homelessveterans
McDonald, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been courting medical students, young doctors and nurses as he seeks to add workers to the department.
Proponents for research into using medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain were dealt another blow this week, after comments from Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin made it clear the agency will not explore anytime soon how the drug could help veterans without a change to federal law.
Here’s where Trump’s cabinet went to college - January 23, 2018: SECRETARY OF VETERAN AFFAIRS DAVID SHULKIN CREATED A SCIENCE EXPERIMENT THAT WAS FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES WHILE AT HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE. - Shulkin graduated with a Bachelor's in science.
Feb 2017 Senate confirms David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs secretary
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin appeared before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs at an oversight hearing on Jan. 17 to testify about the VA’s progress with implementing reform legislation passed in 2017.
America’s population of living veterans fell by almost 5 million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why has yearly VA disability payments tripled since 2000 to reach $60 billion in 2014? Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald
Eric Shinseki Resigns Amid Veterans Affairs Controversy
Eric Shinseki, U. secretary of Veterans Affairs, resigned Friday amid a controversy involving delays in healthcare for military veterans. President Barack Obama said he had accepted the VA chief's resignation after meeting with Shinseki Friday.
The sign of the Veterans Affairs Department is hung on the podium as U. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald speaks during a news conference at Veterans Affairs Department September 2014 in Washington.