Thousands of Veterans call the 5th District home.
The 5th Congressional District is home to more veterans than just about any other congressional district in the country. Having joined the Illinois Air National Guard right out of high-school, and with my own three sons currently serving in uniform, I can honestly tell you this is an issue that is never far from my mind.
Veterans have risked everything for this country, and we owe it to the brave men and women in uniform to make sure they get the benefits they’ve earned. Whether it means improving wait times at V.A. facilities, or making sure the kids coming back from overseas get access to the care and education that they need, I will fight to ensure that we make good on our promise to America’s veterans and their families. You have my word on that.
letter to president obama about pow and mias in iraq and afghanistan november 18 2011 1.pdf
Rep. Nugent POW / MIA Resolution - H.Res. 503
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