BVA Bulletin Winter 2009 Issue


Welcome to the online version of the Winter 2009 BVA Bulletin. An archive of previous issues extending three years back is also available. For information or entries in issues prior to 2006, contact Stuart Nelson at BVA National Headquarters, 800-669-7079, Ext. 316. Please note that any contact details, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and websites may be out of date.

Newly confirmed VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki delivered his “State of the VA” testimony at a House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing February 4, two weeks after being sworn in as the Department’s seventh in history. Details about Shinseki’s appointment and its significance to America’s veterans are spotlighted in this issue of the Bulletin.
Newly confirmed VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki delivered his “State of the VA” testimony at a House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing February 4, two weeks after being sworn in as the Department’s seventh in history. Details about Shinseki’s appointment and its significance to America’s veterans are spotlighted in this issue of the Bulletin.

In This Issue...


Legislative Update - by Tom Zampieri

President’s Page - by Norman Jones

Congress, VSOs Welcome Shinseki

August Destination: The City of Roses - by Brigitte Jones and Frank Armstrong

Castro Continues Serving, Inspiring

Around BVA

Auxiliary's View - by Joyce Thornton

Of Note

In Remembrance

Final Thought