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VETERANS: Senator Murray Participates in Virtual Town Hall Meeting hosted by Disabled American Veterans

Feb 09 2012

Murray fielded questions, concerns, and suggestions from veterans, members of the military, and their family members across the country

Virtual Town Hall Hosted by Disabled American Veterans

(Washington, D.C.)Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, had the opportunity to chat one-on-one with veterans across the country in a Virtual Town Hall Meeting, organized by Disabled American Veterans, a non-profit charity dedicated to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and their families. In the hour-long chat, Senator Murray discussed a wide range of issues including mental health care, VA claims wait times, women veterans, and veterans jobs.   Over 3,000 veterans, members of the military and family members participated in the chat. Senator Murray will use the struggles, stories, and suggestions she heard today to continue to fight for veterans in Washington, D.C.

View full transcript of the Disabled American Veterans’ Virtual Town Hall HERE.