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Boykin: Shulkin Poised to Address Concerns at the VA

On January 11, then-President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated David J. Shulkin, M.D., to be his administration’s first Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). At the time, Dr. Shulkin was serving as the agency’s Under Secretary for Health Administration. On February 1, the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs held a fast-tracked confirmation hearing for Dr. Shulkin. As an Obama appointee for his current position, Shulkin is expected to be confirmed in the general session of the Senate.

Transgenders in the Military: A Deadly Distraction

At a time when leaders in Congress and the White House should be moving heaven and earth to enhance readiness and providing a strategic plan for success on the battle field, the focus has shifted to social experiments with the concomitant training and education that accompanies these new programs.

Bergdahl: Three Unanswered Questions

Bergdahl: Three Unanswered Questions

The Obama administration has announced that the Department of Defense is appointing U.S. Army Major General Kenneth Dahl to investigate the alleged desertion and recovery of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Gen. Dahl will seek to determine the facts surrounding Sgt. Bergdahl’s

The Politics of Hate, One Year Later

The Politics of Hate, One Year Later

One year ago today, assistant United States attorneys elicited admissions of criminal activity in open federal court from a man who went into an office building on August 15, 2012, in downtown Washington and shot a building manager – shattering