For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community,state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and goodwill on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
Today the House passed three veterans related bills, including: H.R. 4590, the Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Veterans Affairs Seismic Safety and Construction Authorization Act, as amended, would authorize a number of major medical facility construction projects to improve safety issues at facilities that are at high-risk for earthquakes. It would also require a greater […]
Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today regarding the Department of Veterans Affairs’ refusal to use expanded legal authorities that enable the VA secretary to swiftly discipline senior executives for cause. “Everyone knows VA isn’t very good at disciplining employees, but this decision calls into question whether department leaders are even interested in doing […]
Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today regarding recent firings at the Phoenix VA Health Care System more than two years after the facility’s wait-time scandal became public. “This decision is the right one for veterans and taxpayers. Deputy Secretary Gibson is correct in saying the process took ‘far too long.’ That’s why the […]
Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today regarding the Justice Department’s legal advocacy for Department of Veterans Affairs felon Sharon Helman. “I’m outraged by the Obama administration’s decision, which is remarkably hypocritical given the fact that President Obama enthusiastically supported this law. The effect of this reckless action is clear: it undermines very modest […]
Chairman Jeff Miller released the following statement today in honor of Memorial Day 2016: “Today, we pause to reflect on and celebrate the service of those who made the ultimate sacrifice while wearing the uniform of our nation. From its inception and to this day, America has been graced with courageous men and women willing […]
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Herman Streitburger. Herman was a crewman on a B-24 Liberator part of the 15th Air Force during World War II. His crew conducted missions over Italy and Eastern Europe including raids on Romanian oil fields. His aircraft was shot down on his last mission and he spent more than a year as […]