Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
Statement from Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald on the Announced Retirement of House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller
March 10, 2016, 03:25:00 PM
WASHINGTON – Today Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced the following on the retirement of House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller.
“Today I called Chairman Miller to congratulate and thank him for his 15 years of distinguished service as a Member of Congress, and his five years of determined leadership as Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
“We talked about how much we can accomplish through the end of this year to leave in place necessary changes that will improve the delivery of care and benefits from VA to Veterans and their families. I look forward to that joint effort.
“Over the past two years, working together, I feel we have made a positive difference in the lives of millions of Veterans. I’m proud to be his partner in this effort and to call him a friend. I wish Jeff, his wife Vicki and their entire family all the best.”
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