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By Rep. Dan Newhouse
Fourth Congressional District 

Column: Our veterans deserve the thanks of a grateful nation

 

Last updated 11/14/2019 at 10:54am



I have never met a veteran who did not inspire me. From the hundreds of veterans who receive assistance from my office seeking lost medals or help with VA benefits to the veterans and their families I meet at community events and pinning ceremonies throughout Central Washington, each of them has a unique story.

I have met men who served together and became family, traveling across the country every year for a reunion. I have met women who, after being told that they should stay home and become a housewife, packed up their bags and served in the Vietnam War. I have met families, grieving th...



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