News & Sports -> News

Sanders Statement on Navy SEAL on Osama bin Laden Mission in VA Backlog


posted at 10:46 am Tue Feb 12th, 2013 by (WherezIt_Staff)

Feb. 11 - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, today issued the following statement on a report by the Center for Investigative Reporting that the Navy SEAL who says he killed Osama bin Laden has a disability claim, like nearly 900,000 other veterans, that is stuck in a VA backlog:

"It is simply not acceptable for any veteran to wait many months or years for the benefits that they are entitled to receive. This is a priority for the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. We will do everything we can to make sure that a broken claims system is fixed. In fact, we will be holding a hearing next month on this important issue."

Relevant Address(es):
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

Add your
Add more information or share what you think about this article.

Subject
Have the website send an email notification whenever anybody else comments on this story.
   






Visit Bob's Painting & Roofing today!

Want to see your ad here?


© 2019 WherezIt.com

Page generated in: 0.073 seconds
Query Count: 42 Query Time: 0.031