VFW Statement on New VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

Robert Wilkie was sworn in as VA Secretary today

WASHINGTON – “The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is looking forward to working with VA Secretary Robert Wilkie on a host of issues facing our nation’s veterans, including implementing the VA Mission Act, improving the appeals process for VA claims, modernizing the Electronic Health Record system, helping veterans transition to civilian life and combating veteran suicide,” said VFW National Commander B.J. Lawrence. “We congratulate him on becoming secretary and we look forward to him bringing stable leadership to the department and strong advocacy for America’s veterans.”