Honor World War II “Ghost Army” Veterans

From: The Honorable Ann M. Kuster Sent By: lydia.hall@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2170 Date: 6/29/2015 Cosponsor H.R. 2170, Legislation to Award a Congressional Gold Medal to a Top-Secret Army Unit that Saved Thousands of Lives “Rarely, if ever, has there been a group of such a few men which had such a great influence on the […]

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Special Order: Justice for Black Navy Sailors at Port Chicago

From: The Honorable Mark DeSaulnier Sent By: jonathan.uriarte@mail.house.gov Date: 6/26/2015 Dear Colleague, Please join me for a Special Order on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 to call for justice on behalf of the 50 Navy sailors, their loved ones and their families who suffered through the misguided response to the tragedy at the Port Chicago Naval […]

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Cosponsor the Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act

From: The Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: gavin.ross@mail.house.gov Date: 6/24/2015 Dear Colleague, I write to request your support for the Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act, which would improve female veteran suicide prevention programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs. By analyzing data from 23 states and VA’s Suicide Repository on more than 170,000 adult suicides […]

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Co-sponsor the Build a Better VA Act

From: The Honorable Julia Brownley Sent By: gavin.ross@mail.house.gov Date: 6/24/2015 Dear Colleague, I write to request your support for my bill, the Build a Better VA Act, which would modify the current process for approving Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility leases. Under current law, every major medical facility lease — leases which incur […]

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Raise awareness for those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress

From: The Honorable Scott H. Peters Sent By: sterling.mchale@mail.house.gov Date: 6/24/2015 Sign on deadline: noon on Thursday, June 25, 2015 Dear Colleague: Please join me in raising awareness for servicemembers, veterans, and their families suffering from post-traumatic stress (PTS) by signing on to a resolution that I am sponsoring, in parallel (not jointly, due to […]

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Urge UNESCO and Japan to acknowledge WWII POW slave laborers at its Kyushu-Yamaguchi sites

From: The Honorable Michael M. Honda Sent By: Dave.Majumdar@mail.house.gov Date: 6/24/2015 Urge UNESCO and Japan to acknowledge WWII POW slave laborers at its Kyushu-Yamaguchi sites Deadline COB Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Dear Colleague: Japan has nominated the Kyushu-Yamaguchi industrial sites for the UNESCO World Heritage List. The sites are historically significant to Japan’s Meiji-era industrial […]

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No American Combat Troops in Iraq

From: The Honorable Ruben Gallego Sent By: matt.lee2@mail.house.gov Date: 6/23/2015 Current Co-Signers: Gallego, Takai, Cardenas, Chu, Conyers, DeSaulnier, Ellison, Grijalva, Pocan, Lieu, Farr, Napolitano, DeFazio, Hahn, Honda, Clarke, Meng, McDermott, Huffman, Takano, Schakowsky, and Serrano (22) Dear Colleague: We fought in the Iraq War. We recognize the serious threat that ISIL poses to our allies […]

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Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Timothy J. Walz Sent By: carina.marquez@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1384 Date: 6/23/2015 Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Cosponsor H.R. 1384, the Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Endorsed by EANGUS, NGAUS, IAVA, VFW, ROA, MOAA, and The Military Coalition Dear Colleague, I write to encourage you to become a co-sponsor of the Honor America’s Guard-Reserve […]

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Co-Sponsor the Credit Reporting Act for Military Families

From: The Honorable Linda T. Sanchez Sent By: stephanie.cuevas@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 1514 Date: 6/23/2015 Co-Sponsor H.R. 1514: The Credit Reporting Act for Military Families The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, The National Consumers Law Center (representing low-income families) Co-Sponsors (12): Rep Bordallo, Rep Wm. Lacy Clay, Rep Grijalva, Rep Hinojosa, Rep Lamborn, Rep Langevin., […]

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