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TUCSON –During a ceremony for Southern Arizona veterans, U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced the 2017 Congressional Veteran of Distinction: Air Force veteran Stuart S. Carter. Mr. Carter was selected from nominations from throughout Southern Arizona by a local panel of veterans and other community members. A Sierra Vista resident who has dedicated himself to service, he was recognized for his work helping handicapped veterans through VeloVets, a program he founded.
WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Representative Martha McSally today testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs in support of her bill to increase veterans’ access to skills training programs. Specifically, her legislation, the Veterans’ Entry to Apprenticeship Act, will allow veterans to use the post-9/11 GI Bill benefits they have earned to cover costs of pre-apprenticeship programs that are approved by the Department of Labor and proven to increase the likelihood of gainful employment.
TUCSON – The Office of U.S. Representative Martha McSally is seeking nominations for Southern Arizona’s Congressional Veterans of Distinction Award. The award recognizes veterans in the Second District who continue to exemplify the principles at the core of our military: duty, service and a commitment to a cause greater than any one individual.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement on the Make America Secure Appropriations Act which the House passed today by a vote of 235—192. This national security appropriations package includes the appropriations bills for defense, military construction and veterans, energy and water, and the legislative branch.
TUCSON, AZ—U.S. Representative Martha McSally tomorrow will host a Veterans Workshop to connect veterans in the 2nd Congressional district with the benefits they need and the care they deserve. Located at Empire High School, the event will feature representatives from veterans’ service organizations to participate in a three hour workshop designed for one-on-one interaction.
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today released the following statement in response to a VA Office of Inspector General (VA OIG) report on allegations of inaccurate wait-time reporting at the Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System (SAVAHCS) facility.
Second Annual Award Aims to Recognize Outstanding S. AZ. Veterans
TUCSON – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today announced that her office is accepting nominations for the second annual Congressional Veterans of Distinction Award. The award recognizes veterans in the Second District who continue to go above and beyond to serve their communities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today testified before the Committee on Veterans Affairs about her legislation, the Veterans’ Entry to Apprenticeship Act, a bill to expand skills training programs to veterans. Her testimony before the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity highlighted the challenges veterans face transitioning to civilian life as well as the importance of expanding veterans’ access to pre-apprenticeship programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s legislation to reinstate the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) in Arlington National Cemetery. The bill, the WASP Arlington Inurnment Restoration (WASP AIR) Act, passed with unanimous support less than eleven weeks after its introduction on January 6.