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.
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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.
“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.
“Veterans and their families have done so much for our country and it is imperative that we do everything we can to make sure they are honored for their service,” Moolenaar said as he presented the pins.