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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C. – (Monday, November 10, 2014) — Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day, which falls on Tuesday, November 11th:
“November 11th marks an important day for Americans. It is a day to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.
[Washington, DC]— In addition to the $300 million in Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program grant awards announced on August 11, 2014 serving 115,000 Veterans and their family members, today Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. McDonald, announced the award of $207 million in SSVF grants that will help an additional 70,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families. The grants will be distributed to 82 non-profit agencies and include “surge” funding for 56 high need communities.
Dallas, TX – (Monday, May 26, 2014) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of Memorial Day:
“President John F. Kennedy said it best... “A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces, but also by the men it remembers… The men it honors.”
Memorial Day is a time our nation pauses to remember and honor the more than 1 million heroic men and women who sacrificed their lives on behalf of our country in the name of freedom and democracy.
Dallas, TX – (Friday, May 23, 2014) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following information for U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs employees in light of recent allegations of misconduct at the Dallas Veterans Administration Health Care System, and the ensuing investigation by the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General.
Dallas, TX – (Friday, May 16, 2014) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement concerning the allegations of misconduct in the Dallas Veterans Administration Health Care System:
Washington, DC – (Thursday, May 1, 2014) –Today Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of Older Americans Month, which is nationally recognized during the month of May:
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will host her 22nd Annual Military Academy Day at Duncanville High School. The program provides high school students with the opportunity to hear from representatives from the armed service academies. This is an opportunity for students to learn more about the opportunities military academies offer for college.