The Leadership Potential of War Veterans

Bob McDonald was recently interviewed by UATV during his visit to Ukraine to talk more about how the year-old The Ministry for Veterans Affairs can model itself after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Bob McDonald at UATV

McDonald who is the former CEO of Procter & Gamble, and, the eighth United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs shared insight as to the best-practices of the VA and how those have helped with the mental and physical rehabilitation of veterans returning home from combat abroad.

Bob McDonald with UATV Staff

McDonald also stressed that the care for veterans is an ongoing effort and as the challenges to help veterans cope with mental and physical traumas change so should the processes and support within the organization.

UATV

To learn more, view the interview in the video below.

Bob McDonald on UATV Discussing Veteran Care

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