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Monday a.m.: IAVA to Lay Out Path Forward for Reforming VA

What: Following the resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric Shinseki on Friday, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) Founder and CEO Paul Rieckhoff will lay out a plan to restore confidence within the VA and ensure all vets get the care and support they’ve earned. IAVA will address a new Secretary, accountability at the VA, and the top priority for veterans – combating suicide.

Who: Paul Rieckhoff, CEO & Founder, IAVA

Post 9/11 veterans and supporters

When: Monday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. EDT

Where: The Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave. N.E., Washington, D.C.

The Mott House is located on Maryland Avenue, between First Street NE and Constitution Avenue. Find it on Google maps:

Note to media: to RSVP to the press conference, email or call 212-982-9699.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America ( is the nation’s first and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and has more than 270,000 Member Veterans and civilian supporters nationwide. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary, IAVA recently received the highest rating – four-stars – from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator.


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