|MULTIMEDIA: Iowans Testify before House Veterans Panel|
|News Releases - Military & Veterans News|
|Written by Jeff Giertz|
|Monday, 06 February 2012 08:47|
Braley is the highest-ranking Democrat on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
Washington, DC – This morning, at the request of Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01), two Iowans testified before the US House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity about lowering the rate of unemployment for the National Guard. Braley is the highest-ranking Democrat on the subcommittee.
Iowa National Guard Adjutant General Timothy Orr joined Dick Rue, the state chair of the Iowa Employer Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR), to testify about their experience helping veterans return to work when they come home from a deployment.
Last October, Braley brought the Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity to Waterloo for a field hearing on veterans’ job creation.
High-resolution photos of the hearing can be downloaded here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/
High-resolution video of highlights from the hearing can be downloaded here: http://www.mydigitalmanager.
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