Award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society (H.R.2279)

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 2279, the U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society Recognition Act of 2017, which authorizes awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Air Forces Escape and
Evasion Society (AFEES) in recognition of the ceaseless efforts of American aircrew members to escape captivity and evade capture by the enemy forces in occupied countries during our foreign wars, and the brave resistance organizations and patriotic
nationals of those foreign countries who assisted them.

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Cosponsor H.R. 3151, The Food Stamp Integrity Act of 2017

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3151, The Food Stamp Integrity Act of 2017.  My legislation implements common sense and necessary reforms to our Nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  These important changes to the SNAP program will help
curb the drug epidemic, increase employment, and preserve precious resources for truly needy families and the disabled. 

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Cosponsor H.R. 1225: Award the Congressional Gold Medal to Ed Bearss, Civil War Historian

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 1225 to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Ed Bearss, a preeminent Civil War historian, former chief historian for the National Park Service, and WWII veteran. Anyone who has accompanied Mr. Bearss on one
of his famous walking tours knows he is nothing short of a national treasure and deserving of the Congressional Gold Medal for his contributions to the preservation of American Civil War history and continued efforts to bring our nation’s history alive for
new generations through his interpretive storytelling.

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H.R. 1796, Lift The Relocation Burden From Military Spouses Act

Join me by cosponsoring H.R. 1796, the Lift the Relocation Burden from Military Spouses Act. Standing beside our nation’s brave servicemembers are strong families that remain resilient through relocations and deployments. We must do what is necessary to
ensure military spouses have the opportunity to maintain their hard-earned professional licensing and certification as they move from state to state with their servicemember on military orders.   

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Seeking Original Co-Sponsors to Name Post Offices in Memory of Two Fallen Veterans

Congressman Tom Garrett (VA-05) is seeking original co-sponsors for two separate bills to rename two United States Post Offices located within the Fifth District of Virginia in honor of fallen veterans from the area. He plans on introducing these bills on
Tuesday, July 11th. Please let me know if your boss would be interested in joining these bills as tributes to commemorate the lives of Navy gunner’s mate Dakota Rigsby and Captain Humayun Khan. I have listed more information about these two men
below.

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