Veteran Suicide: Trends and How to Combat the Epidemic (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Grace F. Napolitano Sent By: Jonah.Cunningham@mail.house.gov Date: 10/25/2016 1-2 pm Monday, October 31st 121 Cannon House Office Building The Congressional Mental Health Caucus and the Congressional Military Mental Health Caucus invite you and your staff to a briefing entitled Veteran Suicide: Trends and How to Combat the Epidemic on Monday, October 31st […]

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Veteran Suicide: Trends and How to Combat the Epidemic

  From: The Honorable Grace F. Napolitano Sent By: Jonah.Cunningham@mail.house.gov Date: 10/24/2016 1-2 pm Monday, October 31st 121 Cannon House Office Building The Congressional Mental Health Caucus and the Congressional Military Mental Health Caucus invite you and your staff to a briefing entitled Veteran Suicide: Trends and How to Combat the Epidemic on Monday, October […]

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Support Veterans in Mental Health Crisis (v. 12)

  From: The Honorable David Loebsack Sent By: kate.petersen@mail.house.gov Date: 10/21/2016 Cosponsor the Bipartisan Never Again Act Endorsed by: AMVETS, American Legion, Association of the United States Army, Association of the United States Navy, National Guard Association of the United States, Marine Corps Reserve Association, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Stop Soldier Suicide Cosponsors: Brad […]

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Support Veterans in Mental Health Crisis (v. 11)

  From: The Honorable David Loebsack Sent By: kate.petersen@mail.house.gov Date: 10/20/2016 Cosponsor the Bipartisan Never Again Act Endorsed by: AMVETS, American Legion, Association of the United States Army, Association of the United States Navy, National Guard Association of the United States, Marine Corps Reserve Association, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Stop Soldier Suicide Cosponsors: […]

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Improve Veterans’ Access to Healthcare! (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Beto O’Rourke Sent By: shawn.schroeder@mail.house.gov Date: 10/20/2016 Four ways you can help solve the problem The Startling Facts: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has 43,000 vacant positions (17.4% of all positions). Based on 2015 VHA figures, roughly 20 Veterans take their own lives every day. Of those 20, only 6 of them […]

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Cosponsor the Veterans Visa & Protection Act (v. 15)

  From: The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Sent By: AdileneIntern.Ortiz@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 5695 Date: 10/18/2016 Cosponsor the Veterans Visa & Protection Act Endorsed by: American Civil Liberties Union, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Drug Policy Alliance & Vietnam Veterans of America Current Cosponsors: Tony Cárdenas, Judy Chu, John Conyers, Jr., Ruben Gallego, Gene Green, Luis V. […]

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Briefing Today: Vets on the Hill

From: The Honorable Mike Thompson Sent By: stephanie.newman@mail.house.gov Date: 10/18/2016 Briefing: Vets on the Hill Tuesday, October 18, 1:30 p.m. 421 Cannon House Office Building Dear Colleague, As Co-Chairs of the Veterans Congressional Fellowship Caucus, we invite you to a briefing on the employment of veterans in Congressional offices. Currently, less than three percent of […]

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Stop Separating Military Families: Sign Letter to DHS

  From: The Honorable Alan S. Lowenthal Sent By: ben.kane@mail.house.gov Date: 10/17/2016 Stop Separating Military Families Dear Colleague, We urge you to join us in sending a letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to consider changing policy that prevents family members of current and former members of the U.S. […]

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