Secretaries of Veterans' Affairs

Seal of Department of Veterans' AffairsThe Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was established on March 15, 1989, succeeding the Veterans Administration. It is responsible for providing federal benefits to veterans and their dependents.

Headed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, VA is the second largest of the 15 Cabinet departments and operates nationwide programs for health care, financial assistance and burial benefits.

Term of Service
Secretary Home State Administration
1989 - 1993
Edward J. Derwinski Illinois G.H.W. Bush
1993 - 1998
Jesse Brown Illinois Bill Clinton
1998 - 2001
Togo D. West Jr. Washington, D.C. Clinton
2001 -
Anthony J. Principi California G.W. Bush

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NYSE > Events >The Honorable R. James Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Visits the NYSE
James Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, visits the NYSE and rings The Opening BellSM to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and to observe National Salute to HospitSecretary of Veterans Affairs, visits the NYSE and rings The Opening BellSM to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and to observe National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week. U.S ...
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Letter Sent to Veterans from Department of Veterans Affairs -- FirstGov.gov
... to Veterans the Week of June 5, 2006Dear Veteran: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has recently learned that an employee took home electronic data from the VA, which he was not authorized to do and was in violation of established ...
http://www.firstgov.gov/veteransinfo_letter.shtml

PA State Archives - RG-19 - Container Listings - Dept. of Military and Veterans' Affairs
... series #19.197} RG-19 Records of the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, Erie HOSPITAL RECORD BOOK, 1889-1901. (1 volume) Access to these records is restricted. {series #19.198} RG-19 Records ...
http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/ys/r19erieys.htm