Thursday, March 29, 2012

Field Hearing for Veterans'Affairs

U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

During her recent speech at the Chamber's Military Affairs Forum, Sen. Patty Murray called for a new legacy of opportunity for vets.  And, she announced her upcoming field hearings for veteran issues.

Now, you may join Senator Murray, Chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, as she hosts a field hearing on the unique opportunities and challenges that the South Sound and Washington state continue to face as thousands of veterans return to the region.

This official U.S. Senate field hearing will explore how the military, veterans, business and non-profit communities can work together to improve the transition home for those returning to Washington state. In particular, the hearing will focus on improving mental health care, employment opportunities and community outreach for returning veterans.

WHAT:U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Field Hearing
“Washington’s Veterans: Helping the Newest Generation Transition Home”
WHEN:  Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Hearing Starts at 10:30 A.M. | Doors Open at 9:45 A.M.
WHERE:  The STAR Center | 3873 South 66th Street | Tacoma, WA 98409
Public Transportation Routes: Pierce Transit Bus Route 53. Parking: On-site Parking is available
Please include your name, organization, phone and email address

For more information about this hearing or other activities of the Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committee, please visit
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Kristine Reeves, Statewide Veterans Constituency Coordinator.

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