Eric K. Shinseki

Eric K. Shinseki

Eric Ken Shinseki is a retired United States Army general who served as the seventh United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs . His final U.S. Army post was as the 34th Chief of Staff of the Army . Shinseki is a veteran of two tours of combat in the Vietnam War, in which he was awarded three Bronze Stars for valor and two Purple Hearts. He was both the first Asian-American four-star general and then the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Wikipedia*

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Eric K. Shinseki has 54 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Senate Committee as a Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army. The year with the most videos was 2009 with nine videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,198 views per program. Most appearances with Barack Obama (11), Joe Biden Jr. (4), Nancy Pelosi (3). Most common tags: Veterans, Military, Mental Health.

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Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs c. March 1, 2009 - May 30, 2014 Videos: 38 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army c. June 22, 1999 - c. June 11, 2003 Videos: 16

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