The VA Mission Act hopes to improve upon the Choice program, which ran over budget and didn't do much to reduce wait times for many veterans.
The policy bans transgender recruits and prevents current troops from transitioning to another sex unless they were diagnosed with gender dysphoria before April 12, 2019.
The American Medical Association has blasted the administration's transgender policy. An estimated 14,700 troops identify as transgender.
Colorado Springs is a prime example of the tension that exists between cities that rely on the economic stability of military bases and the tax dollars of a local recreational pot marketplace can bring.
Acting Pentagon Chief Renews Push For Space Force During Colorado Springs Visit: 'Space Is No Longer A Sanctuary'
Some key lawmakers remain skeptical of the need and wary of the cost of establishing a military service for space.
Sneakers became standard-issue for the first time in January after Congress passed a 2017 defense provision requiring the military to provide American-made athletic shoes to recruits directly.
Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay was 33 years old when he died on March 22 in Afghanistan.
The Pueblo depot stores more than 780,000 mustard agent-filled munitions.
The secretary also talked about a controversial new software the VA is developing, as well as working to lower veteran suicide.
The Department of Defense, which originally funded the clinic, has issued two more grants to help it expand treatment.