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

Dec 18, 2008 ... President-elect Barack Obama named Shinseki secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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.cnn.com/2014/05/23/us/shinseki-profile/index.html

May 30, 2014 ... Eric Shinseki, a retired Army general, has been in the spotlight before. But as head of the VA, he is feeling extreme heat.

www.cnn.com/2014/05/30/politics/va-hospitals-shinseki/index.html

May 31, 2014 ... Eric Shinseki resigned Friday as the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaving behind the daunting task of repairing a broken health care system.

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...

www.nytimes.com/2014/05/31/us/politics/eric-shinseki-resigns-as-veterans-affairs-head.html

May 30, 2014 ... WASHINGTON — Eric Shinseki resigned as secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday, leaving behind a sprawling bureaucracy embroiled in scandal and burdened with a decades-old legacy of overwhelmed facilities and management failures that his successor must now confront. President ...