January 16, 2008 -
Senator Applauds VA Secretary for Taking Quick Action
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo. today applauded Veterans’ Affairs Secretary James Peake for assigning a full-time benefits officer to the Sheridan VA Medical Center.
“It is our responsibility as a country to set a standard of excellent care for our
Earlier this week, the Denver Regional Office announced the appointment of a service officer for a 90-day trial period. Secretary Peake subsequently struck down this half measure in favor of a full-time position.
Barrasso learned of the
“Veterans in northern
In September 2007, Barrasso placed a call to then-Secretary Jim Nicholson, and demanded the long term needs of current and future
Barrasso subsequently met with Secretary Peake, shortly before his confirmation in December, to discuss rural health issues facing