30 May 2014

VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns | RallyPoint.com

Military News - VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns

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By Jon Harper and Travis J. Tritten
Copyright: Stars and Stripes

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday accepted the resignation of Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

The move comes two days after the inspector general found VA officials throughout the system had been aware of records falsified to hide long delays before veterans could receive care.

Earlier Friday, Shinseki said senior leadership at the Phoenix VA will be fired and executive pay bonuses frozen as punishment for systemic scheduling abuses in the nationwide health care system.

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1 comment:

  1. It's about time, let's hope the replacement is on their toes.