the New York Times: "Dr. Shulkin came to the Veterans Affairs
department expecting to find a less efficient copy of private health care
that would be straightforward to streamline or even privatize. His first
clinical visit, with an intoxicated double amputee Vietnam Veteran
at a hospital in Manhattan, taught him that it would not be so easy."
Cooper was in the Army serving in Germany when a bicycle accident left him
paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. That event has shaped his life’s work on behalf of the
disabled as a research biomedical engineer.
Audrey Hsieh completed an eight-year career in the U.S. Army from
2004 to 2012 where she served as a chemical, biological, radiological and
nuclear defense (CBRN) and psychological operations officer.
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