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On this episode of Standing Ready, Shawn Spitler and VHA Historian Katie Delacenserie talk with the Acting Director of Communications for the Office of Research and Development, Mitch Mirkin. They explore a macro view of the role VA has played in current, past, and present medical innovations, as well as discuss Mitch's role in ORD.

Billy Johnson's family was notified that he was missing in action on December 21, 1941, after the attack on Pearl Harbor two weeks prior. The Christmas card he sent earlier that month arrived the following day. Thanks to advancements in forensic DNA, Fireman First Class Billy Johnson became the 200th sailor positively identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency - thus getting his name back.

VBA Historian Dr. Jeffrey Seiken and VHA Historian Katie Delacenserie talk with the National World War II Museum on the transition Veterans made soon after returning home from the Second World War. 

VHA Historian Katie Delacenserie discusses the Veteran Health Administrations legacy as part of the 75th Anniversary celebration. 

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