Acting VA Secretary To Visit Wm Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson, will visit the Dorn VA in Columbia on Wednesday afternoon, it was just announced.

Gibson was named Acting Secretary of the VA by President Obama on May 30th following the resignation of Eric Shinseki, in the wake of major problems within the health care system for veterans.

Related: Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki Resigns

Gibson worked as Deputy Secretary under Shinseki's administration, and the President nominated the former head of Proctor & Gamble, Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of the VA on June 29th.

The Acting Secretary will also visit the regional office of Veterans Affairs while in Columbia.


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