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Washington, DC - Today, Senate Democratic Conference Secretary Patty Murray (D-WA), a member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee and Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, released the following statement on the resignation of the Secretary of the Army:

"This action is a good step toward ridding the Bush Administration of those who've failed our troops and veterans.

"But our troops need more than rolling heads. They need a comprehensive plan and decisive action to fix the problems at Walter Reed and the scores more plaguing the Administration's health care system for our returning heroes."