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VA secretary says he's committed to Native American, rural veterans


October 3, 2019

FARGO — The head of U.S. Veteran Affairs said Tuesday he is committed to helping Native American veterans and providing services to rural America, where veterans live in large numbers.

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie toured the Fargo VA Hospital Tuesday morning with Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, both Republicans, speaking with patients and medical staff. On Tuesday afternoon, they toured the Healing with Hyperbarics of North Dakota clinic, which uses pressurized chambers filled with pure oxygen to treat patients, in south Fargo.


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