WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) today announced that the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs will hold a joint hearing with the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Thursday, March 6, 2008. The committees will receive testimony from the American Ex-Prisoners of War, the Paralyzed Veterans of America, the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, the Blinded Veterans Association, the Vietnam Veterans of America, the Non Commissioned Officers Association, and the Air Force Sergeants Association. The groups will offer their views on pending legislation, suggest new legislation, and address the FY 2009 budget.
WHO: U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
WHAT: Legislative Proposals from Veterans Groups
WHEN: Thursday, March 6, 2008 9:30 A.M.
WHERE: 345 Cannon House Office Building
Warren G. King, Sr., National Commander, American Ex-Prisoners of War
Randy L. Pleva, Sr., National President, Paralyzed Veterans of America
Lawrence Schulman, National Commander, Jewish War Veterans of the USA
Norman Jones, Jr., Ph.D., National President, Blinded Veterans Association
John Rowan, National President, Vietnam Veterans of America
H.Gene Overstreet, Sgt. Major USMC (Ret.), President, Non Commissioned Officers Association of the USA
Richard M. Dean, CMSGT (Ret.), Chief Executive Officer, Air Force Sergeants Association
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