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News and updates from the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chairman, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.
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I’m working to ensure that the heroic World War II unit, Merrill’s Marauders, is bestowed with the Congressional Gold Medal. It’s wonderful to have the support of our Georgia state legislature in this effort. via
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I’m glad to see legislation we passed last Congress to modernize the benefits claims appeals process is working. We’ve reduced the time it takes for veterans to receive a decision. Read more below.
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Veterans Affairs Sep 9
Updating your contact information helps ensure the timely delivery of VA benefits. You can do so here:
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Senate VA Committee Sep 13
Tomorrow at 9:30 a.m., the Puryear Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be hosting a veterans benefits program at VFW post 4911 Rome, Ga., to provide an overview of VA benefits and the claims process. Additional event details can be found here:
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Senate VA Committee Sep 12
We are working every day to ensure veterans and their families receive the benefits they earned. Today, the Senate sent legislation to increase veterans’ disability compensation based on rising costs of living to the president’s desk to be signed into law.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 12
You are not alone. During , learn about mental health resources available for veterans at . If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
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Senator Jerry Moran Sep 5
Today and every day, we thank our servicemembers for their brave service to our nation. Honored to join Acting and leadership for a reenlistment ceremony, where soldiers renew their commitment to our country. 🇺🇸
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Senate VA Committee Sep 11
I am pleased the Senate has confirmed James Byrne to serve as deputy secretary of the . I look forward to working with Mr. Byrne as we continue to transform the VA into a department worthy of our veterans.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 11
May we that tragic day in September or the remarkable patriotism that followed.
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Veterans Affairs Sep 8
September is Suicide Prevention Month. During , we are raising awareness about how we can all help prevent Veteran suicide. Learn how you can for Veterans at
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Senate VA Committee Sep 10
This past weekend, Georgia Vietnam veterans were honored for their service during a special ceremony in Dalton, Ga. I join all Georgians in thanking these brave veterans and their families.
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Sen. Kevin Cramer Sep 7
Joined the dedication ceremony for the Fargo National Cemetery today. The best way to remember those who offered to die for our country is to celebrate the freedoms they volunteered to give their lives to protect.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 9
. is working to make health care more accessible for veterans through telehealth appointments and mobile apps. Watch the video below to learn more about these helpful programs.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 6
This afternoon, a member of my staff spoke on a panel at the to discuss Congress’ ongoing efforts to prevent veteran suicide. Thank you to for hosting this important discussion.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 5
During , take a moment to reach out to a veteran or service member you know who may be struggling. We all have a role to play in preventing veteran suicide in our communities.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 4
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Learn more about the event here: and follow for updates. (2/2)
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Senate VA Committee Sep 4
This week, is hosting its 6th annual symposium in Atlanta, Ga., to bring together leaders from the private and public sectors to share best practices and promote resources available for service members, veterans, families and caregivers. (1/2)
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Senate VA Committee Sep 4
Today at noon, and will host a Facebook live event to discuss sleeping disorders and VA tools and technologies that can help veterans get better sleep. Learn more and join the event here:
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Senate VA Committee Sep 3
The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs has had a productive year so far. Take a look at some photos from hearings and events you may have missed.
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Senate VA Committee Sep 3
September is . offers a number of resources for veterans who are in crisis or in need of mental health support. If you or someone you know is in crisis, please visit or call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
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