Wednesday, April 1, 2020
“It takes a special kind of person to put on the uniform and dedicate their life to serving our country,” Mast said. “Our brothers and sisters in arms should be able to serve our country knowing that we have their backs on and off the battlefield.”
Waltz, a member of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, weighed in on the bill on Thursday and pointed to how he shaped the bill. The bill cleared the committee on a 33-24 vote.
“Senator Duckworth and I introduced bicameral legislation requiring DOD to review its in-use forms and make any necessary updates to ensure that no racially or ethnically insensitive terminology is in use,” said Hastings.
“Since 1968, North Korea has illegally held the USS Pueblo, and it is long past due that this vessel be rightfully returned to the United States’ possession,” said Steube. “There are veterans in my district and across our country that served valiantly on this ship, and we ought to honor their service by bringing this ship home.
Spano applauded the bill for including almost $9.5 billion for mental health services, almost $222 million for suicide prevention outreach and almost $1.9 billon for the VA to help homeless veterans.
This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., teamed up to bring out a proposal ensuring mental health coverage is not more restrictive than medical care coverage.
On what he called “freedom’s altar” — the bluffs above Normandy’s D-Day landing sites — President Donald Trump delivered what will be remembered as one of the historic addresses of his presidency.
“Veterans’ homelessness is also a major problem,” Crist added. “Those who bravely answered the call to serve should never be without a roof over their heads. While the president’s budget zeroed out funding for veterans’ homelessness, we included $40 million to tackle the problem.
This country asks a great deal of the men and women who serve in its armed forces. That’s why it’s absolutely crucial to have a Commander-in-Chief who cherishes the military and assures them that they are always fighting for a worthy cause.
It is hard to fathom the horror those brave men faced that morning and throughout the day. Or the immense pressure General Dwight Eisenhower felt making the final decision to proceed with the invasion that had been planned so meticulously.