Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

Representing the 24th District of Florida

Veterans

Again and again, the men and women of our Armed Services demonstrate extraordinary courage and selflessness.  The sacrifices they and their families routinely make are difficult to fathom.  In Congress, I am committed to honoring our service members not only with words but with deeds.  I strongly support President Obama’s efforts to increase funding to the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that all veterans have access to top quality healthcare and employment services.  I am particularly committed to ensuring that our men and women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan have the support they need to find meaningful work, a good income, and the social support they need upon arriving home.  For this reason, I am also a strong supporter of the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which provides educational benefits to veterans.   Caring for returning warriors is one of society’s most sacred obligations.  It’s an obligation I promise to uphold.

More on Veterans

Jan 21, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24) released the following statement today as President Barack Obama prepared to take the oath of office on the Martin Luther King Holiday:
Jan 3, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson was sworn in to office for her second term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Dec 31, 2012 Press Release
Today, Representative Frederica Wilson (FL-17) demanded that her colleagues in Congress come up with a sensible solution by midnight to address expiring tax cuts and automatic spending cuts to federal programs that does not hurt American families and seni
Dec 20, 2012 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced today the appointment of Representative Frederica Wilson (FL-24) to the U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee for the upcoming 113th Congress.
Nov 21, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), will participate in the 38th Annual 2012 North Miami Winternational Thanksgiving Day Parade, at 10:00am, on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2012.

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