Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Pelosi Statement on Veterans Day

Nov 10, 2016
Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which is held each year on November 11th:

“On Veterans Day, and every day, Americans honor the sacrifices of the courageous women and men who have served as soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen and Coast Guardsmen.  Let us always remember the generations of brave service members who have defended and protected our freedom.

“Our veterans have earned our everlasting gratitude for fighting for liberty and our democracy.  As more and more service members transition to civilian life, this Congress must rededicate ourselves to serving them as well as they have served us – never forgetting the service of our military families or the dedicated loyalty of our caregivers.  Together, we must ensure that our veterans can rely on good-paying jobs, affordable housing, prompt benefits and quality, timely health care.  We must honor every veteran, every day.

“We must renew our bedrock commitment to our veterans, service members, and military families.  On this Veterans Day, let us create a stronger America for all and renew our pledge that, just as the military leaves no one behind on the battlefield, no veteran is left behind when they return home.”

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