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David Wood

VA Secretary Robert McDonald Falsely Claimed He Served In 'Special Forces'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Robert McDonald, the secretary of veterans affairs, wrongly claimed in a videotaped comment earlier this year that he served in the Army...

Veterans Affairs Chief Promises To Make It Easier For Veterans To Get The Services They Need

AP | By MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department with its 14 different password-protected websites is too complicated for most veterans to navigate...

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Confirmed

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, wit...

David Wood

Scandal-Plagued VA Is Overpaying Workers By Millions Of Dollars, Internal Audits Find

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

While veterans' hospitals don't have enough doctors and nurses, the VA spends millions on misclassified support staff.

What McDonald Must Do in His First 100 Days to Shock the VA

George Bradt | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
George Bradt

The VA's actions and inactions have directly hurt its primary customers. If there ever was a time to shock an organization for its own good, McDonald is walking into that time.

Raise Your Hand If You Think Veterans Deserve First Class Medical Care

Shad Meshad | Posted 09.02.2014 | Impact
Shad Meshad

Everybody’s in, right?  So what’s first class medical care?  Maybe Bill Gates’s plan?   The President’s? D...

The Right Choice for VA

Jim Moore | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Jim Moore

As a West Point graduate, a veteran, and the son of a World War II veteran, Robert McDonald may finally bring to VA the corporate credentials necessary to embrace the values, sensibilities, and 21st-century business acumen necessary to unmire an agency sunk to its axles in the mud of lies, subterfuge, management failure, and whistleblower suppression.

Obama Nominates Former Business Executive To Lead The VA

AP | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead the troubled Veterans Affairs Depar...

Obama Makes Pick For New VA Secretary

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary,...

Candidate Caught In Tie After Wife Misses Vote

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

A tied election race in Walton, Kentucky could've been avoided if one candidate's wife had made it to the polls. Robert "Bobby" McDonald tied with ...