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HELENA, MONT. — The director of the Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System plans to resign after 16 months on the job, saying she wants to spend more time with her family, officials said Thursday. Christine Gregory, who was appointed in February 2013 to oversee the system that provides health care services for Montana veterans, will step down at the end of June, VA officials said in a statement. “Her decision to retire is a personal one motivated by a desire to spend time with her husband, children and grandchildren some 1,200 miles away,” the statement said. VA spokesman Randy Martin did not return a call or email for comment. A call made to Gregory’s office after business hours rang unanswered. The announcement comes after a federal investigation found problems nationwide in the VA health care system that provides medical care to 6 ½ million people annually. The pro...

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