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Deputy VA Secretary to tour Oklahoma facilities

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KSWO) - The Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Oklahoma Thursday and Friday.

Sloan Gibson is set to tour and meet with officials Thursday in eastern Oklahoma at the VA hospital in Muskogee. Friday, he'll do the same thing at the Oklahoma City VA hospital. After that he's going to have a private meeting with Oklahoma's U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe and James Lankford. The visit comes amid recent investigations into improper care at Oklahoma VA medical facilities.

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