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White House names picks to lead VA health and benefits efforts

White House officials announced a slate of ten nominations to key Veterans Affairs leadership posts on Wednesday, including a candidate to become the department’s first confirmed undersecretary for health in more than five years. The list also includes the top VA official in charge of benefits and the chairman of the new Asset and Infrastructure … Read more

Native American veterans encompass resilience, overcome health care challenges

For Melodi Serna, 44, serving in the military is a family tradition. Her great grandfather served in World War I, her great aunt in World War II, her grandfather in Korea, and her great uncle in Vietnam, she said. “Then it was my turn,” said Serna, who is from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa … Read more