I am delighted to share the news that Anthony J. Principi, former Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined our Honorary Board of Directors. It is an understatement to say that it is a true privilege to welcome Secretary Principi to our Honorary Board. During his 4-year tenure as VA Secretary, Secretary Principi directed the federal government’s second largest department, responsible for a nationwide system of health care services, benefits programs, and national cemeteries for America’s 25-million living veterans and dependents.
A New York native, Secretary Principi is a 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. and was awarded the Bronze Star with combat “V” for valor and several other military decorations for valor during his service in the Vietnam War. His counsel will benefit our overall mission and the entire lung cancer community. He has shown a proven committed to the protection and betterment of others, especially veterans who are at an elevated risk for lung cancer. We are honored that he has joined our fight!
Read more information about Secretary Principi here.