Wednesday, April 04, 2012

HVAC Hearing on Vet Centers and the Veterans Health Administration Field Hearing: Modesto, California

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Thursday, April 5, 2012, at 2:30 p.m., the Subcommittee on Health will hold a field hearing entitled, "Vet Centers and the Veterans Health Administration: Opportunities and Challenges." The hearing, held in Modesto, California, will focus on the needs of returning veterans from Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom, along with the role of Vet Centers in the larger VA health care system.

 

WHO:             Subcommittee on Health

WHAT:          "Vet Centers and the Veterans Health Administration: Opportunities and Challenges"

WHEN:          Thursday, April 5, 2012, 2:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 1001 South Santa Cruz Avenue, Modesto, California

 

 

Witnesses

Panel 1

Chris Lambert, Veteran

Citrus Heights, California

 

Ryan Lundeby, Veteran

Modesto, California

 

Phillip White, Veteran

Modesto, California

 

Bruce Thiesen, Veteran

Fresno, California

 

Panel 2

Carolyn S. Hebenstreich, Veterans Service Officer

Stanislaus County Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Ron Green, Service Officer

San Joaquin County

 

Roger Duke, Readjustment Counseling Therapist, Modesto Vet Center

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs                  

 

Randall Reyes, Outreach Coordinator, Modesto Vet Center

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Lisa Freeman, Director, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Statement for the Record

 

Veterans Health Administration Central Office

 

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Sean P Eagan

Former Chairman American Cold War Veterans
Life Member Veterans of Foreign Wars
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