Veterans

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More on Veterans

November 15, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

Veterans Day is a chance to honor and thank the brave men and women who have put their lives on the line to serve and protect our country.

While today we commemorate the sacrifices made by our veterans, we must recognize there is still work to be done.

The facts are sobering: 

June 25, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

Our nation's military members do not serve alone. Gold Star families - the families of service members who lost their lives in war or due to a disability sustained in war - bear the heavy loss of their loved ones' sacrifice to ensure every American's freedom and safety.  

June 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Jahana Hayes introduced bipartisan legislation to better support spouses and children who have lost a loved one in service to this country. The families of service members who died in the line of duty, and of disabled veterans who died from a service-connected condition, receive a monthly Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) Benefit from the VA. Hayes’ Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Improvement Act (H.R. 3221) will give these families an additional $300 per month.

May 16, 2019 Blog Post

Dear Friend,

This week, I was proud to vote for a H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019

There are thousands of veterans, many in my district, who served in the Vietnam War on ships that never docked on the country's shores. Many of these veterans were exposed to Agent Orange, a herbicide and toxic chemical weaponized for war. 

April 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Congresswoman Jahana Hayes marked 100 days since the new House Democratic Majority was sworn in on January 3rd, highlighting swift legislative progress on core pillars of House Democrats’ For The People legislative agenda.  

 

January 24, 2019 Press Release

 

CT Military Relief Information:

Coast Guard members are eligible to apply for grants of up to $5,000 and they can apply multiple times.

CT Food Bank:

The CT Food Bank provides food for adults and children across most of Connecticut, including Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties.