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Urgent Letter

Friday, April 01, 2016   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Marie McRae
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There are several important bills now in our House of Representatives and Senate which need our support.  Our Government Relations Committee (GRC) has written up the attached description of them and is asking us to contact our Congressman or woman and our Senators to ask if they will vote for these bills which will benefit Military Surviving Spouses.  Some bills also need co-sponsors.
 
One way is to make an appointment and visit your Representative or Senator while they are on break.  As a constituent of their district, you can walk in and introduce yourself, then explain that you are a Gold Star Wife and tell your story, how your husband paid the ultimate sacrifice to his country, and how important it is that our country continue to support the widows and children who are left behind.  You could also write or email your representatives; but the personal touch is always most effective.

 

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Sandra Melton says...
Posted Wednesday, April 06, 2016
I am praying that THIS time Congress will do the right thing. So many times I have gotten my hopes up, only to have them dashed.

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