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DOVER, NH – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) today released the following statement on Veterans Day:
DOVER, NH— During a private ceremony this morning in her Dover office, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) presented Korean War Veteran Donald Medbery with four service medals he earned while serving in the US Air Force and Air Force Reserve from 1953-1960. Mr. Medbery earned the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the United Nations ‘Korean’ Service Medal. At the ceremony, Shea-Porter thanked Mr. Medbery for his service.
(Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) announced $207,175 in federal grants to provide rental assistance for homeless veterans in Manchester and Bedford from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster today announced more than $2.85 million in federal Department of Veterans Affairs grants to address veterans homelessness and to support housing assistance for Granite State veterans and their families.
DOVER, NH— Earlier today at the Dover Public Library, Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter hosted a reception for veterans who have submitted their stories to the Library of Congress (LOC) and the American Folklife Center’s Veterans History Project. The collection can be searched here.
WASHINGTON – Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster sent a letter to the newly confirmed Veterans Affairs Secretary, Robert Wilkie, urging him to take swift action to implement the recommendations of the VA New Hampshire Vision 2025 Task Force, which was convened to reexamine VA care in New Hampshire and make recommendations for a path forward. In the letter, the delegation also formally invited Secretary Wilkie to visit New Hampshire to meet with veterans and tour New Hampshire VA facilities.