FIELD HEARING - Keeping the Promise for Arizona Veterans: The VA Choice Card, Management Accountability and Phoenix VA Medical Center

Date: Monday, December 14, 2015 Time: 11:00 AM Location: Gilbert Town Hall, 50 East Civic Center Drive, Gilbert Arizona


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Senator Dan Sullivan, Acting Chairman (R-AK)

Senator John McCain (R-AZ)

Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ)




Mr. Chuck Byers, Vietnam Veteran

Ms. Nicole Morris, U.S. Navy Veteran

Dr. Katherine Mitchell, former employee of the Phoenix VA Health Care System




Dr. David J. Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

Dr. Thomas Lynch, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health Clinical Operations, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Ms. Kathleen Fogarty, Interim Director, VISN 18: Southwest Health Care Network, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Mr. David McIntyre, President and Chief Executive Officer, TriWest Healthcare



  1. Chuck Byers
    Vietnam Veteran
  2. Nicole Morris
    U.S. Navy Veteran
  3. Katherine Mitchell
  4. Dr. David Shulkin
    Under Secretary for Health
  5. David McIntyre
    TriWest Health Care

Disability Access

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