Veterans

Blaine's Bulletin: Veterans Day

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Some of the most moving events I have had the privilege and honor of attending as your representative in Congress have been those associated with our nation’s veterans. Read more »

Blaine's Bulletin: Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is a time when Americans come together to honor, celebrate and remember the men and women who have given their lives to defend our great country and protect our freedoms. Read more »

Luetkemeyer Statement on Veterans Crisis Line

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Following the release of the Office of the Inspector General’s report ‘Evaluation of the Veterans Health Administration Crisis Line,’ which outlines numerous inefficiencies within the program, U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) issued the following statement: Read more »

Blaine's Bulletin: Recognizing Veterans Day

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The roots of Veterans Day can be traced to November 11, 1918. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the armistice that ended fighting on the western front of World War I between America and her allies, and Germany took effect. It was the end to the most horrific war the world had known to that point. 2.8 million Americans were drafted into military service and 116,708 of those who went overseas did not come home. Read more »