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Student Veterans Meet With U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Denis McDonough

United States Secretary of Veteran Affairs Denis Richard McDonough met with current and prospective Bemidji State University student veterans on campus. Coordinated by U.S. Air Force veteran Tony Schnellbach, northwest Minnesota regional coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Sherry Lawdermilt, Bemidji State’s chief information officer, the event was held May 20 from 11 a.m – 1 p.m. at the university’s American Indian Resource Center.
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VA Secretary Denis McDonough visits Hines VA Hospital

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough toured Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital on March 30. McDonough began his visit by meeting with Hines VA leadership and recognizing outstanding staff contributions to the facility. He then toured Hines VA's new Kidney Transplant Program, which completed its 50th transplant on March...
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Benedict College honors Denis McDonough as new Secretary of Veterans Affairs

COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) — Benedict College welcomes Denis Richard McDonough today as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs. MORE LIKE THIS | DHEC welcomes new Board Chairman Robert Bolchoz. McDonough met with a group of veterans, active-duty military, and dependents receiving VA benefits at the David H. Swinton Campus...
Washington Post

Veterans and the Digital Divide with Robin Kelleher & U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough

The Washington Post is providing this news free to all readers as a public service. 19 million U.S. veterans face a variety of health-care challenges, from toxic exposures to depression to chronic pain, many exacerbated by the digital divide. Join Washington Post Live as we hear from Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough and other veterans’ advocates about the best ways to further improve health-care options, and calibrate strategies for veterans reconnecting with family, finding work and reengaging with community.
Salisbury Post

VA Secretary Denis McDonough visits Salisbury VA Medical Center

SALISBURY — During a visit to the W.G. Bill Hefner VA Medical Center on Friday, U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough talked about COVID-19 booster rollouts, the Mission Act and veteran suicide. McDonough’s visit was to speak with staff, union officials and tour facilities. He assumed his role in February...

News Brief: Booster approvals, need for nurses, VA Secretary Denis McDonough

Millions of additional Americans have final approval to get a coronavirus booster shot. If you've been with us these last few days, you have heard us cover this story many times as the process twisted and turned through several layers of federal approval. The last step came late yesterday from the Centers for Disease Control. Everybody who got a J&J shot is cleared for a booster and so are many other people.

VA Sec. Denis McDonough meets with veterans in Columbia County

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough made a series of stops in upstate New York Monday. In Hudson following a stop in Kingston, McDonough says New York is providing “dynamic solutions” to offer services to veterans, such as the VA working jointly with contracted staff to provide services. He says he has been touring the country to experience how states are providing aid.

VA Secretary Denis McDonough Vows Safety For Veterans During Florida Visit

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough talked about recent efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus on Friday while in Tampa, including his decision to mandate health workers get vaccinated against COVID-19. This week the VA became the first federal agency to impose such requirements. About 115,000 of the...

Here’s How Much VA Secretary Denis McDonough Is Worth

Denis McDonough, who served as Barack Obama’s chief of staff from 2013 to 2017, is now Joe Biden’s secretary of veterans affairs. Like a lot of people who worked in those two administrations, McDonough made a fair amount of money during the four years Donald Trump was in charge. Today, the VA secretary is comfortably sitting on an estimated $3 million.