Secretary Eric Ken Shinseki's Public Statements

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Full Name: Eric Ken Shinseki
Current Office: U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs
First Appointed: 12/07/2008
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Patricia; 2 Children: Ken, Lori
Birth Date: 11/28/1942
Birth Place: Lihue, HI
Home City: Lihue, HI
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4/08/14 VA Hosts Senior International Forum and Ministerial Summit on Veterans Affairs 4/04/14 VA Hosts Forum on Veterans' Legal Needs 4/01/14 Disability Claims Backlog Reduced by 44 Percent Since Peaking One Year Ago 4/01/14 VA Kicks Off Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic 3/30/14 2014 Winter Sports Clinic Opening Ceremony 3/29/14 2014 Winter Sports Clinic Sponsors Dinner 3/21/14 25th Anniversary of the Department of Veterans Affairs 3/19/14 VA Makes Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Eligibility Automatic for Veterans and Servicemembers Living with AL 3/12/14 Hearing of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee - The Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Veterans' Programs 3/04/14 Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs 2/25/14 VA Initiative Shows Early Promise in Reducing Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain 2/20/14 VA Announces Rollout of Secure Veteran Health Identification Cards 2/19/14 VA Partners with Kaiser Permanente 2/11/14 National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs Winter Conference 1/29/14 Automation Speeds Benefits Processing for Post-9/11 GI Bill Students 1/23/14 VA Purchases Land for a New National Cemetery in Colorado 1/14/14 VA Offers $600 Million in Funding to Support Services for Homeless Veteran Families 12/16/13 VA to Expand Benefits for Traumatic Brain Injury 12/02/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki at National Association of Drug Court Professionals 1st Annual Veterans Treatment Court Conference 11/27/13 Message from the Secretary - Thanksgiving 2013 11/21/13 Statement from Secretary Shinseki on the Disabilities Treaty 11/15/13 VA Offers Dental Insurance Program 11/13/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki at the Tribal Nationals Conference 11/11/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki on Veterans Day 11/08/13 One Million Now Benefit from Post-9/11 GI Bill 11/07/13 Backlog of Disability Claims Reduced by 34 Percent since March 10/19/13 Statement from VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki on the Passing of Chairman Bill Young 10/17/13 VA Resuming Normal Operations as Government Shutdown Ends 10/09/13 Effect of Government Shutdown on VA Benefits and Services to Veterans For Presentation Before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs 10/05/13 Statement by Acting Secretary Beers on the Implementation of the Pay Our Military Act 9/27/13 HUD & VA Announce More Vouchers to Help Homeless Vets Get Into Permanent Homes 9/21/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - National Guard Association of the United States 9/20/13 VA Convenes Commission to Identify Candidates for the Under Secretary for Health Position 9/19/13 VA Announces Award of Patient-Centered Community Care Contracts 9/05/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - Mental Health Summit: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Veterans and Family Members 9/05/13 VA Focuses National Attention on Suicide Prevention Month 2013 8/28/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - The American Legion's 95th Annual Convention 8/21/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - Dedication Ceremony Mann-Grandstaff VAMC [formerly Spokane VAMC] 8/21/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - 2013 Blinded Veterans of America Annual Convention 8/21/13 William and Mary Law School's Puller Clinic Joins Fully Developed Claims Community of Practice 8/21/13 HUD and VA Announce More Vouchers to Help Homeless Vets Get Into Permanent Homes 8/16/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - 2013 Vietnam Veterans of America Convention 8/13/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - 2013 Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual Convention, Long Beach, CA 8/12/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - American Correctional Association's "Congress of Correction" 8/12/13 President Obama Applauds Community Colleges' and Universities' Efforts to Implement 8 Keys to Veterans' Success 8/10/13 DoD, VA Establish Two Multi-Institutional Consortia to Research PTSD and TBI 8/10/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - Disabled American Veterans 92nd National Convention 8/09/13 VA Partners with American Bar Association and Legal Services Corporation to Launch a Pilot Program to Help Veterans Receive Decisions Faster and Reduce Claims Backlog 8/08/13 Remarks by Secretary Eric K. Shinseki - National Veterans Small Business Training Symposium and Exhibition 8/06/13 VA Hosts National Veterans Small Business Conference in St. Louis