Daines Statement on the Appointment of Dr. Kathy Berger as Director of VA Montana

BOZEMAN, Mont. — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement upon Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announcement of Dr. Kathy Berger’s appointment as permanent Director of VA Montana Health Care System. 

“The appointment of a new VA Montana Director is welcome news for Montana’s veterans and I wish Dr. Berger the best,” Daines stated. “Now that our veterans have a new director I look forward to seeing a commitment and change to ensure their needs are not only being met, but that Montana’s veterans receive the best possible care.”

Daines met with VA Secretary Bob McDonald on September 26, 2016 on the need to appoint a new director that prioritizes Montana’s veterans.