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

September 17, 2016 In The News

"On the battlefield...they...you...lost family members and friends and at home you endured insults and attacks. And, today our country has the opportunity to say thank you and honor you. And, I would just like to add one more thing. Welcome home," said Michigan 4th District Congressman John Moolenaar.

July 29, 2016 In The News

Hnizda, surrounded by three generations of his family, was presented with his earned medals, including the Bronze Star Medal, in a ceremony at U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar’s Midland office.

July 27, 2016 Press Release
On July 27, Congressman John Moolenaar presented Ronald Hnizda of Roscommon with service medals he earned for his Army service in Vietnam. Hnizda received The Bronze Star Medal, The National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with Two Bronze Service Stars, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with Device, the Marksman Badge with the Rifle Bar, and the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemorative Pin.
July 14, 2016 Press Release
It is an honor to have The Moving Wall in our community and it serves as a powerful reminder about the price that has been paid to defend freedom. Our veterans know more than anyone about the ultimate sacrifice that was made by the men and women listed on The Moving Wall. We thank them and their families for all they have done for our country.
June 1, 2016 In The News

Excerpt: “It’s important that we honor our veterans and those who have served our country so nobly and have earned these awards and honors," Moolenaar says. “It’s important to recognize them, as well as their families.”

June 1, 2016 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar was in Roscommon County yesterday[Wednesay] to present medals to two men who had served in the US Army in the 1960’s.

May 7, 2016 In The News

The event was hosted by U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, and is part of a larger effort to recognize and honor those who served during Vietnam, only to come home to criticism and disdain from many of their fellow countrymen.

April 19, 2016 Press Release
On Wednesday, May 4, Congressman John Moolenaar will present veterans of the Vietnam War from Michigan’s 4th Congressional District with the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemorative Lapel Pin as a thank-you and lasting keepsake for their service and sacrifice for our nation.
March 5, 2016 In The News

Today, Congressman John Moolenaar presented Tim’s brother, Peter and sister-in-law, Shirley with nine medals for his service in Vietnam.

February 17, 2016 In The News

Her parents, Josephine and Ronald Gene Potts Sr., trekked from Sanford to the office of U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar to be presented with those medals on Tuesday morning.

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