731Dec 2, 2013
Veterans and Criminal Justice System
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki gave the keynote address at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals conference. He outlined the VA’s efforts to address veterans' ...
194Nov 13, 2013
White House Tribal Nations Conference
Four Obama administration Cabinet members, Eric Shinseki, Kathleen Sebelius, Anthony Foxx, and Anthony Moniz, spoke at the White House Tribal Nations conference. Each talked about their ...
1,566Nov 11, 2013
Veterans Day Ceremony
President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns ...
361Oct 9, 2013
Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans
Eric Shinseki testified on the impact of the government shutdown on services and benefits to military veterans. He said that if the government shutdown continues, about 3.8 million veterans ...
900Jul 27, 2013
60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
President Obama and other senior government and South Korean officials spoke at an event marking the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice ending the Korean War July 27, 1953. Combat ...
464Jun 3, 2013
National Conference on Mental Health
Vice President Biden, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and actor Bradley Cooper were among the speakers at the White House National Conference on Mental Health,
446Apr 15, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget Request
Secretary Eric Shinseki and other officials testified before on the president’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. The Veterans Administration was requesting $152.7 billion, including $66.5 ...
286Apr 11, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget
Secretary of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Eric Shinseki and other VA officials defended spending increases in the fiscal year 2014 budget request for their department.
3,867Dec 21, 2012
Memorial Service for Senator Daniel Inouye
President Obama, Vice President Biden, former President Bill Clinton and others attended a memorial service for the late Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI) at the Washington National Cathedral. He ...
72Dec 6, 2012
Assistance for Veterans Re-Adjusting to Civilian Life
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta briefed reporters at the Veterans Affairs offices in Washington, D.C., on joint departmental efforts to assist military ...
3,584Nov 11, 2012
Veterans Day Ceremony
President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the ...
6,821Sep 5, 2012
Democratic National Convention, Day Two
Activities at the second day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included official nomination of the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates and a roll call vote of the ...
370Jul 25, 2012
Veteran Health Care Assistance
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki discussed ways to more effectively reintroduce those in the armed forces back into civilian life. The joint ...
184Apr 20, 2012
President Obama Remarks to Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride
President Obama welcomed the Wounded Warrior Project’s Solider Ride to the White House. This marks the sixth annual Solider Ride; a four-day cycling event to help wounded warriors restore ...
387Feb 29, 2012
Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
Secretary Shinseki, other department undersecretaries, and independent veterans groups representatives testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs fiscal year 2013 budget request. Among the ...
3,288Nov 11, 2011
Veterans Day Observance
President Obama paid tribute to American veterans by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, after which he and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, ...
4,975Nov 2, 2011
Congressional Gold Medal for Japanese-American Veterans
Members of Congress held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony to honor Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the Military ...
92Aug 31, 2011
Secretary Shinseki Remarks
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki talked about addressed the American Legion Convention. He spoke about the Obama administration’s plan to get veterans employed. The plan ...
169Mar 22, 2011
American Legion Conference
Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and Pennsylvania Representative Jason Altmire were among the speakers at the American Legion’s annual conference.
4,218Nov 11, 2010
Veterans Day Observance
Vice President Joe Biden presided at the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Following the ceremony, dignitaries and officials spoke in the Arlington National Cemetery ...
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