President Donald Trump, center, shakes hands with new Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, left, following a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Washington. Also pictured is Wilkie's wife Julia, right.

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie Takes Oath of Office

“I was amazed and stunned by the amount of time the president of the United States spent every week on the phone, in this office, and at dinner talking about their needs, asking about veterans, and showing me a commitment that I have not seen in my 23 years in and out of this business,” Wilkie said.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up the Veterans Affairs Mission Act he signed during a ceremony with members of Congress, including House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe (R-TN) (R), and veterans in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. The new law …

Donald Trump Recognizes D-Day and Signs Veterans Choice Bill

“As a candidate for president, I promise to make reforming the V.A. one of my absolute highest priorities, and from the first day of my administration, that is exactly what we have done,” Trump said at the signing ceremony in the Rose Garden.

Guido Filippone has already raised nearly $14,000 since May 16 for the remaining medical costs of a World War II veteran he met in his local Veterans Affairs (VA) office parking lot.

Marine Raises Thousands to Help World War II Veteran

Guido Filippone has already raised nearly $14,000 since May 16 for the remaining medical costs of a World War II veteran he met in his local Veterans Affairs (VA) office parking lot.

Trump Signs VA Act

Trump Signs Bill to Fire Failing VA Employees, Protect Whistleblowers

President Donald Trump, in a room filled with veterans and veterans advocates, signed a law that will give the Veterans Affairs secretary more power to remove failing employees and protect whistleblowers. “Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to this nation

David Shulkin

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.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets Medal of Honor recipients during a gathering with military leaders and veterans at the new Trump International Hotel in Washington, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump Team Floats ‘Public-Private’ Veterans Health Care

“I’ve been saying we have to take care of our vets,” Trump told reporters at Mar-a-Lago after the meetings. “We are working on something to make it great for our veterans, because they are treated very, very unfairly.”