Eric Shinseki Quote
Quoted in Mackubin Thomas Owens, Marines Turned Soldiers, National Review Online, December 10, 2001
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEric Shinseki
Born: November 28, 1942 (age 73)
Bio: Eric Ken Rick Shinseki is a retired United States Army four-star general who is currently serving as the 7th United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. His final U.S. Army post was as the 34th Chief of Staff of the Army. He is a veteran of combat in Vietnam, where he sustained a foot injury.
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