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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Nominee David Shulkin

    Military Times Capitol Hill bureau chief Leo Shane spoke by phone to about President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to nominate David Shulkin to be Veterans Affairs secretary.

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    Q&A with Rosemary Stevens

    University of Pennsylvania professor emerita Rosemary Stevens talked about her book, A Time of Scandal: Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau.

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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Three Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War and the war in Afghanistan spoke about their experiences. The Medal of Honor is the highest military award for valor during combat given…

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    World War II Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony

    In honor of Veterans Day, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial co-hosted a ceremony with the National Park Service at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall. The keynote…

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    Way of the Reaper

    Nicholas Irving talked about his book, Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper, in which he recounts his experiences as a U.S. Army sniper. Mr. Irving…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all stored…

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    Veterans Affairs Health Care System

    Health care providers and government officials talked about the quality and timeliness of health care services provided to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health…

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    Veterans Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony

    President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and delivered Veterans Day remarks at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. Veterans Affairs Secretary…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Joe Wilson (R-SC) delivered the weekly Republican address, paying tribute to the nation’s veterans. He said that one way Republicans were committed to honoring those who served was by…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama recognized the service and sacrifice of the nation’s military members and veterans.

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    Veterans' Issues

    Suzanne Gordon talked about some of the issues facing veterans in the U.S.

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    Veterans and Civilian Life

    Ashley Nicolas and Brennan Mullaney, veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, talked about their military experience and transition to civilian life.

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    World War II Veterans' Stories

    Four veterans talked about their lives in the U.S. military and combat experiences during World War II. Participants includde veterans of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, Battle of the…

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    First Ladies' Support for the Military Community

    First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor Laura Bush talked about their support for U.S. servicemembers, veterans, and their families. They spoke about their shared experiences raising…

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    Congressional Veterans Day Messages

    Congressional tweets were shown in commemoration of Veterans Day. Also shown was a video Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) posted on Twitter about his brother, who served in World War II.

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments from U.S. veterans on the question, “What is your advice for the new commander-in-chief?” Tim Arango also spoke by phone about Iraqi military…

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments from U.S. veterans on the question, “What is your advice for the new commander-in-chief?”

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    Veterans' Health Care

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald testified at a Commission on Care report with recommendations for improving the VA health care system. The chair of that commission also testified…

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    Congress and Campaign 2016

    Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) talked about legislation being considered by the House to make the Department of Veterans Affairs more accountable. He also talked about his efforts to…

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