Interview with Eric K. Shinseki
Interview with former Secretary of Veterans Affairs and former Army Chief of Staff Eric K. Shinseki recorded at the Association of the United States Army offices in Arlington, Virginia on March 30, 2015 for the Daniel K. Inouye Oral History Project. Topics include growing up among WWII veterans as a child, the beginnings of his military career, support from Senator Inouye and other Senate and House members on Appropriations, reforms after becoming the new Army Chief of Staff, Stryker development, the importance of strong military leadership, Senator Inouye's respect for nurses, promoting synergy between Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs, how Senator Inouye might have reacted to his resignation, and the shared cultural experience of Japanese-American veterans.
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