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Rep. Joe Cunningham 19h
Today is , a chance to pause and honor the brave service members who have earned our nation's oldest military honor. Last year, I had the chance to present Mr. Simmons with his purple heart my office recovered. We can't thank our veterans enough!
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Rep. Mike Levin 13h
On this , we honor servicemembers who were wounded or gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. I am especially thankful to the recipients in my district, including my friend George Coburn, who I was honored to present with his Purple Heart Medal. (📷pre-COVID)
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Rep. Susie Lee 10h
Replying to @RepSusieLee
also had the chance to honor America’s Purple Heart recipients at Purple Heart Plaza in today. I can’t say this enough: thank you.
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Rep. Gil Cisneros 10h
Today on , we honor the 1.9 million Purple Heart recipients who have been injured or killed protecting our freedom. Thank you for your service to our country. As a Navy veteran and a member of HVAC, I am proud to serve and work for these brave men and women.
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Rep. Chris Pappas 11h
In August of 1782, the Purple Heart was created by General George Washington - to be awarded for "singularly meritorious action." Today, we honor and remember those service members wounded in action, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
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Rep. Anthony Brindisi 13h
Our men and women in uniform sacrifice so much to protect our freedoms. On , we recognize the courage displayed by our troops who were wounded or killed during their service, and we honor their bravery and patriotism.
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Abby Finkenauer 12h
Today I introduced the bipartisan Peer Support for Veterans Families Act with to help caregivers of veterans with mental health diagnoses. The folks who support our vets need support, too — and this bill ensures we're providing it.
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House Veterans' Affairs 13h
The Peer Support for Veteran Families Act – introduced by and – establishes a pilot program at VA facilities to support veterans’ families after a disorder diagnosis. One more way to for veterans in crisis.
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House Veterans' Affairs 14h
During the pandemic, access to online care is even more critical. & ' Veterans' Access to Online Treatment Act expands access to online treatments for conditions, including: ▪️ Depression ▪️ Anxiety ▪️ PTSD ▪️ MST ▪️ Substance abuse
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House Veterans' Affairs 16h
Replying to @VetAffairsDems
The Veterans Crisis Line is available 24/7 to help veterans experiencing a crisis. • 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 • • Text 838255
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House Veterans' Affairs 16h
Replying to @RepMarkTakano
Read Chairman 's full statement supporting these bills – part of the Committee's seven-pillar approach to prevent veteran suicide.
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House Veterans' Affairs 16h
Today, and introduced two new, bipartisan bills that take meaningful steps to preventing veteran suicide. These bills expand access to virtual mental healthcare and teach important coping strategies to veterans' families.
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House Veterans' Affairs 18h
. is slowly resuming in-person C&P exams. Visit the website below to see if a VA facility near you is resuming in-person C&P exams.
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Kathleen Rice 18h
Thank you to the 1.9 million Purple Heart recipients who have been injured or killed in the line of duty. Today and every day we are grateful for your service to our nation.
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Rep. Colin Allred 20h
Today on , we honor our brave service members who were wounded or gave the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield for our freedom. As a member of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, I am proud to work on behalf of our courageous men and women in uniform.
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House Veterans' Affairs 20h
Today, we honor the over 1.9 million Purple Heart recipients who have been injured or killed in our country's conflicts. To all of our country's Purple Heart recipients and their families, we say: thank you.
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House Veterans' Affairs Aug 6
Following a hearing last month on character of discharge statuses, the Committee is sharing the stories of "bad paper" veterans & COD history. Any veteran with a "bad paper" discharge should visit for more info on how they can access VA benefits.
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House Veterans' Affairs Aug 6
Did you know the Committee has a newsletter? Sign up to receive updates on the Committee's work to: • Prevent veteran suicide • Help veterans & their families during the pandemic • Ensure VA fosters a welcoming environment for all veterans
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House Veterans' Affairs Aug 6
Last week, the Committee held a markup on 12 bills – including 's Honoring All Veterans Act. This bill requires to recognize the service of women and veterans who have served our country. How? It starts by changing VA's motto. Watch ⬇️
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House Veterans' Affairs Aug 6
: and advanced its version of the Deborah Sampson Act – a comprehensive bill that would improve women veterans' healthcare. Learn more about the Deborah Sampson Act, introduced in the House by Chair . ⬇️
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