30 May '14, 1pm

Shinseki apologizes, says VA problems 'can be fixed': Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apolo... #airforce

Shinseki apologizes, says VA problems 'can be fixed': Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apolo... #airforce

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki apologized to veterans but insisted that systemic problems in his department “can be fixed” during an emotional speech before supporters on Friday morning. “We now know that VA has a systemic and totally unacceptable lack of integrity within some of our veterans health facilities,” he told attendees at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans annual conference. “That breach is irresponsible, indefensible and unacceptable.” In response to recent outcry against the department, Shinseki announced plans to begin the firing process for senior leaders at the Phoenix VA health system — ground zero for the care delay scandals— and to withhold bonuses for all department health leaders this year. He reversed previous opposition to a measure which would make it easier to fire senior VA executives. He also promised an overhaul of the depart...

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Just three months after being named Veterans Affairs deputy secretary, Sloan Gibson is taking the helm — albeit temporaril...