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Live Video: Transforming Bureaucratic VA Culture Into a Service-Oriented Agency

7:30 AM, Jun 20, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Live video of a joint Concerned Veterans for America/THE WEEKLY STANDARD event:

Concerned Veterans for America is demanding reform and accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs, especially regarding the massive disability claims "backlog." Veterans waiting in line for claims--sometimes for years--is utterly unacceptable.
How do we transform a bureaucratic VA culture into a service-oriented agency that gets results? On June 20, Concerned Veterans for America will sponsor a Weekly Standard -hosted event to answer this urgent question.

Keynoting this event will be:

The Honorable Anthony Principi
Former Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs
Senator Richard Burr (North Carolina)

Ranking Member, Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
Representative Jeff Miller (Florida - 1)
Chairman, House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Moderated by Bill Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard,the panel will include:

  • Darin Selnick , Organizing Committee Member for CVA
  • Tom Tarantino, Chief Policy Officer for IAVA
  • Mark Flatten,Investigative Reporter for The Washington Examiner
  • Stewart Hickey, Executive Director of AMVETS
  • Peter Gaytan, Executive Director of the American Legion

EVENT:                   Reforming Veterans Affairs: Preserving Promises to Those Who Serve
DATE :                     Thursday, June 20, 2013                                       
TIME:                      Registration beings at 7:30am. Event will run from 7:30 - 10:00 a.m. ET

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