Congresswoman Martha McSally

Representing the 2nd District of Arizona

Veterans

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

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.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

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. 

November 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

Second Annual Award Aims to Recognize Outstanding S. AZ. Veterans

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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.

April 15, 2016 Press Release

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.

March 22, 2016 Press Release

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.

March 17, 2016 Press Release

Bipartisan Lawmakers, WASP Family Members Call for Reinstatement of Female WWII Pilots in Arlington

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today was joined by lawmakers from both sides of the aisle at a press conference to call for the immediate reinstatement of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in Arlington National Cemetery. The WASPs were the first women to fly planes in the military and flew stateside missions during World War II.

February 25, 2016 Press Release

Passage Represents Major Step Forward in Moving Legislation Through Congress and Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House Veterans Affairs Committee favorably passed U.S. Representative Martha McSally’s legislation, the Women Airforce Service Pilots Arlington Inurnment (WASP AIR) Act. The bill restores the rights of the WASPs, who were pioneering female World War II pilots, to have their ashes inurned at Arlington National Cemetery, which is run by the U.S. Army.

February 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Martha McSally today spoke on the house floor in remembrance of Sierra Vista resident Sergeant First Class Sidney D. Cochran, who passed away recently, and to recognize the many people who attended his service.

When it was learned that Sergeant Cochran did not have any family to mourn him, a call went out on social media to encourage attendance at his service. Over 300 people answered that call.