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“Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America remains the most important organization representing the new generation of vets." –
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IAVA 9h
New York lawmaker Chuck Schumer wants a U.S. Navy ship to be named after Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon Kent who was killed in a bombing in Syria in January.
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IAVA 10h
BIG NEWS! We are proud to join forces with a dozen veterans and health organizations in forming the Toxic Exposures in the American Military Coalition!
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IAVA 12h
Thanks to the for hosting us after we wrapped up this week! We even got a special mention on the big screen!
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IAVA 14h
Our Summer advocacy week in DC was a success! We met with over 20 Congressional offices to discuss our policy priorities and added new cosponsors to backed legislation!
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IAVA 14h
We had a big Summer advocacy week in DC this week! Check out to catch up on all of the activities.
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IAVA 16h
This week, Capt. Dianna Wolfson was elevated as commander of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard; making her the first to hold this position at a Washington state shipyard.
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Tom Porter Jun 14
Pretty sweet shout out for by the last night. Thanks, Nats!
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Jeremy Butler Jun 13
Outstanding way to wrap up the Summer Storm the Hill! Thank you to all of our members and staff who made it so amazing!
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NYC VeteransAlliance Jun 14
This week we stopped in to talk our NY & NYC Congressional delegation in DC, including & staff of about and honoring with !
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IAVA Jun 13
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We then met with various congressional offices to advocate for our policy priorities, including , , mental health and suicide prevention, improving services for women veterans, , and reforming the VA.
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IAVA Jun 13
What an amazing Summer ! We wrapped up our advocacy activities in Washington, DC today and accomplished so much! We kicked off the day with & student veterans to tell Congress they must .
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Veterans Education Success Jun 14
Massive presence on Capitol Hill yesterday. 80 Senate + House offices met with + more, along with 30 veterans defrauded by predatory colleges. Time for Congress to listen to on !
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Derek Fronabarger Jun 14
Another great article highlighting the issues with Toxic Exposure and the work that the community is doing.
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IAVA Jun 14
THREAD: This week, went before a panel of congressional lawmakers to make an impassioned case for supporting our 9/11 first responders. Jon, we stand with you, and we stand with these brave men and women.
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IAVA Jun 14
New York lawmaker Chuck Schumer wants a U.S. Navy ship to be named after Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon Kent who was killed in a bombing in Syria in January.
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IAVA Jun 14
So great to see us get a shout out at last night's game! Thanks, Nats!
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RK4BSD2 Jun 14
Great day to be a supporter of a great organization. Thank you ! Also, thank you Jon Stewart for standing up for those 9/11 first responders! (I know, it's now, but both are awesome at what they did/do on that show.)
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IAVA Jun 14
We added another cosponsor to the backed Deborah Sampson Act! Thanks for your leadership Senator !
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IAVA Jun 14
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Now, we urge the rest of Congress to get this bill passed into law. We know how often those who put their lives on the line are overlooked, and from all of us at , we're with you.
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IAVA Jun 14
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We were encouraged by his testimony sparking real action by the committee, advancing a bill to permanently renew the 9/11 victim compensation fund.
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