Examining the Veterans Choice Program and the Future of Care in the Community

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Russell, SR-418

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Panel I

The Honorable David J. Shulkin, M.D., Secretary of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 

Accompanied by:

Baligh R. Yehia, M.D., Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Community Care, Veterans Health Administration

Panel II

Mr. Jeff Steele, Assistant Director of National Legislative Division, The American Legion

Mr. Adrian Atizado, Deputy National Legislative Director, Disabled American Veterans 

Mr. Carlos Fuentes, Director of the National Legislative Service, Veterans of Foreign Wars

Mr. Gabriel Stultz, Legislative Counsel, Paralyzed Veterans of America



  1. Honorable David J. Shulkin, M.D.
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  2. Mr. Jeff Steele
    Assistant Director, National Legislative Division
    The American Legion
  3. Mr. Adrian Atizado
    Deputy National Legislative Director
    Disabled American Veterans
  4. Mr. Carlos Fuentes
    National Legislative Director
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
  5. Mr. Gabriel Stultz
    Legislative Counsel
    Paralyzed Veterans of America

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