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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Shinseki

Eric Ken Shinseki is a retired United States Army general who served as the seventh United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs (2009–2014). His final U.S. Army post was as the 34th Chief of Staff of the Army (1999–2003). Shinseki is a veteran of two tours of combat in the Vietnam War, in which he was awarded three ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Eric-K-Shinseki

Eric K. Shinseki, in full Eric Ken Shinseki, (born November 28, 1942, Lihue, Hawaii [U.S.]), U.S. Army officer who was the first Asian American to achieve the rank of four-star general. He commanded North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO) peacekeeping forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1997–98), served as army chief of ...

www.washingtonpost.com/politics/shinseki-apologizes-for-va-health-care-scandal/2014/05/30/e605885a-e7f0-11e3-8f90-73e071f3d637_story.html

May 30, 2014 ... Eric K. Shinseki resigned as secretary of veterans affairs Friday, apologizing for a scandal in which employees throughout the VA's massive hospital system conspired to hide months-long wait times that veterans faced when seeking care. The size and scope of the coverups in an agency that he had ...

www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-shinseki-resigns-20140530-story.html

May 30, 2014 ... After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction as the nation tries to fix the scandal in the delivery of ...

www.nytimes.com/topic/person/eric-k-shinseki

News about Eric K. Shinseki. Commentary and archival information about Eric K. Shinseki from The New York Times.

www.nytimes.com/2007/01/12/washington/12shinseki.html

Jan 12, 2007 ... Eric K. Shinseki was not among the retired officers to offer instant analysis on television. But the president's new strategy, with its explicit acknowledgment that not enough troops had been sent to Iraq to establish control, was a vindication for General Shinseki, who as Army chief of staff publicly told ...

armyhistory.org/general-eric-k-shinseki

Jan 21, 2015 ... General Shinseki assumed duties as the 34th Chief of Staff, United States Army, on 22 June 1999. General Shinseki graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He also holds a Master of Arts Degree in English Literature from Duke University. General ...

obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/blog/author/secretary-eric-k-shinseki

Retired U.S. Army General Eric K. Shinseki was nominated by President Barack Obama on December 7, 2008 to serve as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. His nomination was confirmed by the Senate on January 20, 2009, and he was sworn in as the seventh Secretary of Veterans Affairs on January 21, 2009. Secretary ...

www.usnews.com/news/obama/articles/2008/12/18/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-gen-eric-shinseki

Dec 18, 2008 ... 1. Eric K. Shinseki was born on Nov. 28, 1942, in Lihue, which is located on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. 2. Shinseki was a Boy Scout growing up in Hawaii and attended Kauai High School, where he was student body president. 3. Shinseki is married to his high school sweetheart, Patricia Yoshinobu.