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President Obama’s Weekly Address 7/10/10: Help for Vets with PTSD

President Obama announces that the Department of Veterans Affairs, led by Secretary Shinseki, will begin making it easier for veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to receive the benefits and treatment they need.

For more on what the White House is doing for our Veterans see >>> Here

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Meet General Eric Shinseki, Nominee For Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominees  Gen.(Ret) Eric Shinseki briefly explains and discusses, who he is, what his plans are for the Department of Veterans Affairs and why he accepted Barack Obama’s  offer to head the department. 

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Meet General Eric Shinseki, Nominee For Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominees  Gen.(Ret) Eric Shinseki briefly explains and discusses, who he is, what his plans are for the Department of Veterans Affairs and why he accepted Barack Obama’s  offer to head the department. 

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Obama Introduces Gen. Shinseki as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

President-elect Barack Obama announced today that General Eric Shinseki will be his nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs. General Shinseki is a former Army Chief of Staff and 38-year Army veteran who served two combat tours in Vietnam. He understands the changing needs of our troops and their families and shares President-elect Obamas commitment to modernizing the VA to meet the challenges of our time.

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Obama Introduces Gen. Shinseki as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

President-elect Barack Obama announced today that General Eric Shinseki will be his nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs. General Shinseki is a former Army Chief of Staff and 38-year Army veteran who served two combat tours in Vietnam. He understands the changing needs of our troops and their families and shares President-elect Obamas commitment to modernizing the VA to meet the challenges of our time.

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>Obama on Meet the Press Today

>In an exclusive hour long interview today on Meet the Press , President elect Barack Obama will introduce  Retired Gen. Eric Shinseki as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

During the interview, Obama states Shinseki is “exactly the right person who is going to be able to make sure that we honor our troops when they come home.”

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Obama on Meet the Press Today

In an exclusive hour long interview today on Meet the Press , President elect Barack Obama will introduce  Retired Gen. Eric Shinseki as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

During the interview, Obama states Shinseki is “exactly the right person who is going to be able to make sure that we honor our troops when they come home.”

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