Veterans

Our nation’s veterans and wounded warriors have sacrificed in defense of our country. Their dedication and commitment, along with that of their families, has ensured our freedom and should never be taken for granted. 

Our veterans deserve the absolute highest quality medical care and benefits for their service. We must ensure that returning military members have access to every benefit they have been promised, As such, Congress should focus on stringent oversight of the VA to ensure veterans are getting the services they need. I will continue to put our veterans first, and fight for legislation that removes barriers for our returning veterans.

More on Veterans

August 30, 2017 In The News

"I don't think I've ever been to a medal ceremony so well-attended," said U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, when he greeted the crowd. "Today, we will present Ronnie with a number of awards and commendations. He earned these because of his diligence in training and his conduct as a soldier."

August 29, 2017 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar awarded the Purple Heart medal to Ronnie Monroe a native of Mesick.

August 1, 2017 In The News

Stephen Kanachki and Michael Wilson were presented with the military service medals by Congressman John Moolenaar.

July 28, 2017 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar was among those attending the ceremony. The Midland Republican said the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor honors recognize the heroic action of the officers who saved the lives of others.

July 27, 2017 Press Release
I am proud to support the legislation passed by the House today. It supports critical priorities for our state including a pay raise for our troops, funding for our veterans, modernizing the Soo Locks and important scientific research at Michigan State that will bring more than one thousand good-paying jobs to mid Michigan.
July 25, 2017 Editorial
This summer, I have been working hard to make sure Michigan’s priorities move forward in Congress. This includes protecting the Great Lakes, improving our infrastructure, strengthening our national security and helping our veterans. As the only Michigan member of the House Appropriations Committee, I have oversight of federal departments and agencies. Here is an update on some issues of concern to all Michigan residents.
June 23, 2017 Press Release
In a time when so much news coverage focuses on division in Washington, as Americans there is still more that unites us than divides us. Republicans, Democrats and President Trump all agree that our veterans deserve the best care.
June 19, 2017 In The News

“I believe courage is given where courage is honored and your patriotic desire to serve has been rewarded with the honors of a grateful nation that can never do enough to pay you back for your service,” said Moolenaar.

June 13, 2017 Press Release
This legislation is an important part of holding the VA accountable for the care of our veterans. While the majority of VA employees are hardworking, it is vital that we streamline the process for removing those who have failed our veterans. This legislation will help ensure the VA has the best people providing our veterans with the care they earned for serving our country.
June 7, 2017 Press Release
This legislation will make it easier for our veterans and law enforcement officers to pursue job opportunities and continue to serve our country. As a public servant, ensuring our national security is my top priority. Customs and Border Patrol needs to hire more agents to keep our country safe and this legislation will help do that.

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