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VA Convenes Commission for the Selection of Next Under Secretary for Benefits

Nov. 5, 2015, 03:59:00 PM

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 VA Convenes Commission for the Selection of Next Under Secretary for Benefits

WASHINGTON – The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today he is convening a commission, which will serve to make recommendations to the President for the appointment of VA's next Under Secretary for Benefits (USB).

Suitable candidates to serve as members of the important commission will be selected based upon criteria outlined in the law and their skills, knowledge and attributes as leaders, managers and educators. VA is required by law to convene a commission to seek the next Under Secretary for Benefits.

Position announcements will appear on USAJOBS on Friday, November 6, 2015.

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of benefits and services to Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families. VBA has been undergoing a major transformation that is people-centric, results-oriented, and a forward-looking integration of solutions that will ensure total lifelong engagement with Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families. To learn more please go to http://www.benefits.va.gov

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