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Concerned Veterans for America is demanding reform and accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs, especially regarding the massive disability claims "backlog." Veterans waiting in line for claims--sometimes for years--is utterly unacceptable.
How do we transform a bureaucratic VA culture into a service-oriented agency that gets results? On June 20, Concerned Veterans for America will sponsor a Weekly Standard -hosted event to answer this urgent question.
Keynoting this event will be:
The Honorable Anthony Principi
Former Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Senator Richard Burr (North Carolina)
Ranking Member, Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Representative Jeff Miller (Florida - 1)
Chairman, House Veterans' Affairs Committee
Moderated by Bill Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard,the panel will include:
- Darin Selnick , Organizing Committee Member for CVA
- Tom Tarantino, Chief Policy Officer for IAVA
- Mark Flatten,Investigative Reporter for The Washington Examiner
- Stewart Hickey, Executive Director of AMVETS
- Peter Gaytan, Executive Director of the American Legion
EVENT: Reforming Veterans Affairs: Preserving Promises to Those Who Serve
DATE : Thursday, June 20, 2013
TIME: Registration beings at 7:30am. Event will run from 7:30 - 10:00 a.m. ET
LOCATION: Charlie Palmer Steak | 101 Constitution Avenue, NW | Washington D.C. 20001
Space is limited, so RSVP for the event below or at CV4A.org/AdvanceReform:
Registration is FREE and breakfast will be served. CVA will also stream the event LIVE online at ConcernedVeteransForAmerica.org/AdvanceReform/Live
This event is the first in a 5-part Defend & Reform Breakfast Series that will highlight ways veterans -- and all Americans -- can contribute to 'defending freedom by advancing reform.' Stay tuned for more events.
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