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Four former VA Secretaries: There's an historic and welcome transformation underway at the VA

We served in the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a combined total of 12 years from 2001 to 2017, coinciding with the terrorist attacks on the United States and the war years that followed.

As veterans, we served in Vietnam and in the post-Vietnam era military and understand all too well the problems that have beset the Department of Veterans Affairs in the past and the challenges now facing the VA as it cares for veterans from World War ll and Korea through Vietnam, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria...

Co-authored by four former VA Secretaries: Anthony Principi, Jim Nicholson, James Peake, Robert McDonald

from Fox News


Ambassador Jim Nicholson

Ambassador Nicholson served as U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See from 2001 to 2005. He most recently served as Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs. In 2018, Ambassador Nicholson was appointed by President Donald Trump to serve as a member of the Board of Visitors for the U.S. Military Academy.

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