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Marco Rubio: VA Needs to Do More to Help Veterans Impacted by Burn Pits

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week it will add “nine rare respiratory cancers to the list of presumed service-connected disabilities due to military environmental exposures to fine particulate matter” but...
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Vern Buchanan Gets the Veterans Eligible to Transfer School Credits Act Through VA Committee

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan’s, R-Fla., proposal “to help student veterans by ensuring they are able to quickly and easily transfer their course credits to another institution should their school close or program end suddenly”...

Marco Rubio Continues to Push Benefits for Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., continued to showcase his proposal to “provide presumptive U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits to service members who have deployed and have illnesses due to exposure to...
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Florida Delegation Rallies Behind Proposal to Create Veteran Student Centers at Higher Ed Institutions

In recent years, these members of the Florida delegation have championed the “Veterans Education Empowerment Act” which would create Veteran Student Centers at higher ed institutions across the nation. Supporters insist their bill “will give a boost to student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life.”

Neal Dunn Backs Two Bills to Help Veterans During Coronavirus Pandemic and With Mental...

Dunn is cosponsoring U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb’s, D-Penn., “Supporting Education Recognition for Veterans during Emergencies (SERVE) Act.”

Michael Waltz, Deb Haaland Call on Defense Department to Close Child Care Gaps for...

Waltz teamed up with U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, D-NM, in rounding up more than 30 members of Congress in writing U.S. Defense Sec. Mark Espier on the matter. U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., and John Rutherford signed the letter which was sent out on Thursday.

Mark Hedman: You Can Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Vets from the post 9/11 era have even more trouble with the transition to the civilian world than those of the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

Lois Frankel, Gus Bilirakis Team Up To Have Veteran Student Centers at Universities, Colleges

Frankel and Bilirakis showcased the “Veterans Education Empowerment Act” which would create Veteran Student Centers at higher ed institutions across the nation. The two Florida representatives insisted their bill “will give a boost to student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life.”
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