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Shaheen Statement on Al Montoya Appointment to Serve as Permanent Director of Manchester VAMC

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) issued the following statement in response to the Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) announcement that Alfred Montoya will serve as the permanent Director of the Manchester VA Medical Center. Montoya previously served as the Director of the White River Junction VA Medical Center in Vermont.

“New Hampshire’s veterans deserve the best quality and most accessible healthcare possible, and with the appointment of Director Montoya to serve permanently in this leadership position, I’m glad to see the Manchester VA get the stability and direction it needs to effectively serve our veteran community,” said Shaheen. “I’ll continue to work with Director Montoya, as well as the VA New Hampshire VISION 2025 Task Force, to make sure the VA fully evaluates and implements measures that will deliver a full range of care services to Granite State veterans.”