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 United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald answers questions Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa.  McDonald is in Tampa and Orlando as part of his tour of VA facilities during his first 90 days as Secretary.JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

VA secretary announces progress, promises more change

TAMPA — After just two months in office, the man in charge of the nation's troubled VA system says he is working hard to "change the culture." As evidence Wednesday, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald said Florida veterans now wait 162 days for a decision on a claim. In February 2013, the wait was 250 …