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NCAA leader nominated for VA deputy secretary post

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President Joe Biden has tapped the second-ranking official at the National Collegiate Athletic Association to serve as the second-highest official at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Donald Remy, an Army veteran with long ties to both Biden and former President Barack Obama, was nominated Friday as VA’s deputy secretary. If confirmed, he will be only […]

NCAA leader nominated for VA deputy secretary post

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President Joe Biden has tapped the second-ranking official at the National Collegiate Athletic Association to serve as the second-highest official at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Donald Remy, an Army veteran with long ties to both Biden and former President Barack Obama, was nominated Friday as VA’s deputy secretary. If confirmed, he will be only […]

Former top VA leader blasts secretary for ethics lapses and political vendettas

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The former Deputy Secretary of Veteran Affairs for the first time is publicly accusing top department leaders of attempting to smear a House staffer who claimed sexual assault at a VA hospital and firing him for not cooperating in the effort. James Byrne, who served as VA’s second-highest ranking official before his firing last February, […]

Former top VA leader blasts secretary for ethics lapses and political vendettas

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The former Deputy Secretary of Veteran Affairs for the first time is publicly accusing top department leaders of attempting to smear a House staffer who claimed sexual assault at a VA hospital and firing him for not cooperating in the effort. James Byrne, who served as VA’s second-highest ranking official before his firing last February, […]

Iraqi leader says country still needs US help to counter ISIS threat

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BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister said Monday ahead of a much anticipated trip to Washington that his country still needs U.S. assistance to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State group and that his administration is committed to introducing security sector reforms as rogue militia groups stage near-daily attacks against the seat of his […]

Iraqi leader says country still needs US help to counter ISIS threat

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BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister said Monday ahead of a much anticipated trip to Washington that his country still needs U.S. assistance to counter the threat posed by the Islamic State group and that his administration is committed to introducing security sector reforms as rogue militia groups stage near-daily attacks against the seat of his […]

New Shaw Air Force Base leader talks readiness amid pandemic

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Kayla Green, The Sumter Item via the AP 21 hours ago Col. Lawrence T. Sullivan, incoming 20th Fighter Wing commander, receives his first salute as commander from Chief Master Sgt. Steve C. Cenov, incoming 20th FW command chief. (Airman 1st Class Destani K. Matheny/Air Force) SUMTER, S.C. — Col. Larry Sullivan thinks people, and airmen, […]