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    Democratic National Convention, Day Two

    Activities at the second day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included official nomination of the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates and a roll call vote…

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    Congressional Gold Medal for Japanese-American Veterans

    Members of Congress held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony to honor Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the…

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    Veterans Day Observance

    Vice President Joe Biden presided at the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Following the ceremony, dignitaries and officials spoke in the Arlington National…

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    Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye

    President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National…

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    Veterans Day Ceremony

    President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of…

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    Veterans Day Observance

    President Obama paid tribute to American veterans by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, after which he and others addressed military personnel,…

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    Veterans Day Ceremony

    President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the…

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    Veterans and Criminal Justice System

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki gave the keynote address at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals conference. He outlined the VA’s efforts to address…

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    60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

    President Obama and other senior government and South Korean officials spoke at an event marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice ending the Korean War July 27, 1953.…

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    Veterans Disability Compensation, Secretary Shinseki

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified about his decision to expand Agent Orange disability benefits to veterans. He emphasized the research linking Vietnam veterans'…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Nomination Hearing

    General Eric Shinseki testified about his nomination as secretary of Veterans Affairs. Among the topics he addressed were the quality of medical care for veterans, long waits to…

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    Military Suicide Prevention

    Eric Shinseki delivered the keynote address at the 2010 Department of Defense/Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Conference. He and other officials spoke about rising suicide…

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    Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. The request totaled $163.9 billion, with $68.3…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget Request

    Secretary Eric Shinseki and other officials testified before on the president’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. The Veterans Administration was requesting $152.7 billion,…

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    National Conference on Mental Health

    Vice President Biden, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and actor Bradley Cooper were among the speakers at the White House National Conference on Mental Health,

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    Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans

    Eric Shinseki testified on the impact of the government shutdown on services and benefits to military veterans. He said that if the government shutdown continues, about 3.8 million…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Secretary of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Eric Shinseki and other VA officials defended spending increases in the fiscal year 2014 budget request for their department.

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    Michelle Obama Remarks to Veterans

    First Lady Michelle Obama delivered remarks to veterans and their families.

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    Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Secretary Shinseki, other department undersecretaries, and independent veterans groups representatives testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal year 2013 budget…

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    Veteran Health Care Assistance

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki discussed ways to more effectively reintroduce those in the armed forces back into civilian life. The…

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