Hearings » Emergency Preparedness: Evaluating the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Fourth Mission

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Emergency Preparedness: Evaluating the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Fourth Mission

Opening Statements

Witness Testimonies

  • Panel 1
  • John N. Hennigan, President and Chief Executive Officer, bt Marketing, The Woodlands, TX
  • Darrell Henry, Executive Director, Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness, Washington, DC
  • Barry A. Searle, Director, Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission, American Legion
  • Neal Denton, Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships, American Red Cross, Washington, DC

  • Panel 2
  • Kevin Yeskey, M.D., Director, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Steven C. Woodard, Director of Operations Division, Response Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Captain D.W. Chen, M.D., MPH, USN, Director of Civil-Military Medicine, Force Protection and Readiness Policy and Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Accompanied By:
  • Captain Francesca C. Music, MS, MS, MT (ASCP) SBB, Director of Health Medical Policy, Office of Homeland Defense and America's Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense

  • Panel 3
  • The Honorable José D. Riojas, Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security, and Preparedness, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Accompanied By:
  • Kevin T. Hanretta, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management, Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Gregg Scott Parker, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Veterans Integrated Service Network 16, Veterans Health Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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