IAMAW District Lodge 70

Month: February 2017

VA Secretary Proposes Eliminating 40-mile, 30-day Rule

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Sunday proposed eliminating a controversial policy that limits veterans from receiving private-sector health care. Speaking to hundreds of people at the Disabled American Veterans annual conference in Arlington, Va., Shulkin laid out his top 10 priorities for the Department of Veterans Affairs. It was his first public address since becoming VA […]

VA Names Scott Blackburn as Acting Deputy Secretary

Statement Released by Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary: We welcome Mr. Scott Blackburn, to the role of Acting Deputy Secretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs, effective February 26, 2017. He is currently the Executive Director, MyVA Taskforce. Scott is a strong advocate for our Veterans and VA employees.             In 2014, Scott was inspired […]

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