Guam - Department of Veterans Affairs secretary Eric Shinseki will be on Guam tomorrow for the official dedication of the Veterans' Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Agana Heights. According to Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo's office, while here, Secretary Shinseki will also be meeting with Governor Eddie Calvo and veterans organizations to discuss issues important to veterans here.
Chief among these issues will be the staffing at the Guam VA clinic and the need to address the delays in processing veterans' benefit claims. Secretary Shinseki will also join Governor Calvo, U.S. Virgin Islands Governor John P. Jongh, Jr., and Assistant Secretary of the Interior Tony Babauta at a wreath-laying ceremony tomorrow morning to honor our island's veterans.
The ceremony will be held at the Asan Bay Overlook of the War in the Pacific National Historic Park in Nimitz Hill.