Sherman Gillums Jr.

A retired U.S. Marine officer and widely respected commentator on veterans’ issues, Sherman Gillums Jr. has written opinion editorials for the NY Times, The Hill, and Buffalo News publications. He is regularly quoted in national publications, such as the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Military Times on veterans healthcare issues, and he has testified before Congress as an expert witness on veterans benefits along with appearances on CNN, Fox, CBS News, and C-SPAN on behalf of Paralyzed Veterans of America. Sherman is an alum of the University of San Diego and Harvard Business School.

Recent articles from Sherman Gillums Jr.

Veterans Affairs Secretary-designate Dr. David Shulkin, currently undersecretary for health at the VA, is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.
The ‘Removal’ Of Senior Officials Will Be The First Big Test For New VA Secretary
It will not be enough for the VA secretary to say his hands are tied by law or bureaucratic procedure.
Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, addresses the 117th annual VFW National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
Veterans Benefits
The One Problem That Will Make Or Break Trump’s Pick For VA Secretary
The problems in the VA don’t stem from the top, but from middle management, which is entrenched in bureaucracy and plausible deniability.