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Wounded Warrior Project to Address Joint Veterans Affairs Committees

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) will testify before the Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs on the issues wounded, ill, and injured service members care about most. Rene' Bardorf, senior vice president of government and community relations for WWP, will speak with Congressional leadership and highlight where improvements need to be made on:

  • Mental health and suicide prevention.
  • Oversight of the VA Mission Act.
  • Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs collaboration.

On March 7, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) will testify before the Senate and House Committees on Veterans’ Affairs on the issues wounded, ill, and injured service members care about most.

She will also call on Congress to:

  • Ask members to support legislation on the Specially Adapted Housing grant.
  • Reintroduce and support the Fair Heroes Act.
  • Hold hearings and commission much needed comprehensive studies into toxins, including burn pits, and traumatic brain injury.

When: 2:00 pm on Thursday, March 7, 2019
Where: SD-G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Who: Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs

"It's an honor to be invited to testify to the joint session of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committees," said Bardorf. "Wounded Warrior Project proudly represents the voice of the courageous veterans we serve and the millions of Americans who care about their well-being. We look forward to sharing our 2019 legislative priorities with members of the committees and working with them to address the issues we believe matter most to wounded veterans and the 116th Congress."

To learn more about how WWP works with our nation's leaders to improve the lives of wounded veterans and their families, visit https://wwp.news/Newsroom. To receive a copy of WWP's full written testimony, please reach out to Mattison Brooks on the Government and Community Relations communications team.

About Wounded Warrior Project
Since 2003, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has been meeting the growing needs of warriors, their families, and caregivers – helping them achieve their highest ambition. Learn more: http://newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/about-us.

 

SOURCE Wounded Warrior Project

For further information: Mattison Brooks - Communications Specialist, Government & Community Relations, mbrooks@woundedwarriorproject.org, 202.969.1120

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