Veteran


Trump Signs Bill to Reform VA Department

President Donald Trump fashions himself as a fighter on behalf of America’s veterans – so much so that he mimed firing his Veterans Affairs secretary should he fail to successfully…

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Trump Nominates David Shulkin for VA

President-elect Donald Trump says he’s finally settled on a candidate to lead the sprawling Veterans Affairs department. Trump says his choice is David Shulkin, who is currently the department’s undersecretary…

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Trump Hosts Candidates for Key Veterans Affairs Post

President-elect Donald Trump met Tuesday with candidates for his unfilled Cabinet positions, including prospective hires to run the Department of Veterans Affairs, a beleaguered agency that the Republican businessman has…

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Upstate New York VA Hospital Goes Solar

A hospital in Westchester County has finished work on a solar power array that state officials say will save $96,000 a year in energy costs. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office…

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NYers Mark Memorial Day With Parades, Events

A historic preservation group held its annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday honoring four unknown American soldiers who died in the Colonial era. A monument at Lake George Battlefield Park marks…

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VA Secretary Takes Heat for Disney Comment

A Republican senator on Tuesday called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to resign after McDonald compared long wait times at VA health-care sites to waiting in line at a…

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