Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Dr. David Shulkin, then the undersecretary for health at the VA, testifies on Capitol Hill Feb. 1. Shulkin was confirmed on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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VA Secretary Nominee David Shulkin Faces Senate For Confirmation Hearing

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VA: Competition With Private Sector Is An Obstacle To Hiring More Medical Staff

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Widowed while pregnant with their second son, Gloria Grijalva shares pictures of her husband, U.S. Army veteran Charlie Grijalva, who committed suicide in December 2014. KPBS hide caption

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VA Hospitals Still Struggling With Adding Staff Despite Billions From Choice Act

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David Shulkin (center), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary of health, talks with attendees in July prior to testifying at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing in Gilbert, Ariz. Donald Trump has selected Shulkin to lead the agency. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Hiring Freeze And Obamacare Repeal Could Clobber Veterans Affairs

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Does Pick Of Shulkin As VA Head Indicate Trump's Views Are Evolving?

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Trump Nominates VA Undersecretary For Health To Head Department

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Veterans Fight Misconception: Wartime Service Is Linked To Violent Crime

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Military-Trained Police May Be Less Hasty To Shoot, But That Got This Vet Fired

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Trump Transition Team Holds 'Listening Session' With Veterans Groups

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Becky Warren's 'War Surplus' Follows A Couple's Life After Deployment

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Veterans' Issues Nearly Ignored In Previous Presidential Debates

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Gary Linfoot was paralyzed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. He's one of the few veterans still using an iBOT, which allows him to rise up to eye level using Segway-style balancing technology. The wheelchair was discontinued in 2009, but may soon be reissued. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb Stairs

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On The Appalachian Trail, Combat Veterans Learn To Let Things Go

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Charities Fill Gap In Providing Support For Military Veterans

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