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Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis ordered a cost-cutting review of the F-35 strike fighter jet:
Dallas / Fort Worth, TX - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement in response to the United Nation's Security Council's decision to vote on resolution regarding Israel:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey released the following statement after President-Elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to criticize the production of the Lockheed F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, a critical job creator in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after voting in favor of the conference report to accompany S. 2943, National Defense Authorization Act Fiscal Year 2017, which authorizes funding for the Department of Defense:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Marc Veasey introduced H.R. 6320, the Give Veterans Home Loan Choices Act, to ensure our nation’s veterans are provided all the loan options available to them so that they can make a well-informed decision when selecting a home loan for their families.
Dallas, TX – On Thursday, November 10, 2016, Congressman Veasey will award three local veterans for their service during World War I and the Vietnam War.
Congressman Veasey will present Mr. George Padilla with four different medals that he earned during his service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Mr. Padilla served in Korea from 1967 – 1970 during the Vietnam War where he earned the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Marksman Badge & Rifle Bar, and the Korea Defense Service Medal.