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Veterans

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May 16, 2018 Press Release
The House passes the VA Mission Act to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system and to provide options for family caregivers.
April 29, 2018 Blog Post
The Veterans Resource Fair was a one-stop shop where veterans and their families can meet with representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to discuss disability and compensation claims, determine eligibility for VA healthcare, provide information about VA burial assistance programs, and mental health services.
December 21, 2017 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today announced that he has nominated 13 North Carolina High School students for appointment to one of the United States' service academies —the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Naval Academy—for the Class of 2022.

November 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) introduced H.R. 4262, the Financial Independence for Disabled Veterans Act. This bill allows disabled veterans to contribute to their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account, using their disability compensation.

In 2015, Congress gave our servicemen and servicewomen a new way to save for retirement by allowing them to contribute money to a TSP.  The TSPs act similar to a 401k, deferring taxes and helping members of the military build a nest egg for the future.

August 28, 2017 Page

Please join the office of Congressman Mark Walker as we give an overview of each of the Service Academies and go through the application and nomination process at NC A&T Proctor Hall on Saturday, September 9th, from 10am-12pm. 
June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today voted to reform the Department of Veteran Affairs  (VA) to better serve our veterans, to hold those responsible for the misconduct accountable, and to protect whistleblowers with S.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

GRAHAM, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) today honored George White, a World War II veteran from Haw River, N.C. Members of Walker's staff presented White a flag flown above the U.S. Capitol Building in his honor. The small ceremony with White’s family and friends was held at Walker's district office in Graham. 
 
White just celebrated his 100th birthday.

September 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) recently introduced H.R. 6089, the Financial Independence for Disabled Veterans Act of 2016. This bill allows disabled veterans to contribute to their Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account, using their disability compensation.

Last year, Congress gave our servicemen and servicewomen a new way to save for retirement by allowing them to contribute money to a TSP.  The TSPs act similar to a 401k, deferring taxes and helping members of the military build a nest egg for the future.

August 10, 2016 Page

I am grateful for our men and women in uniform and appreciate the sacrifices they have made and continue to make every day.  I believe that one of the ways we make North Carolina, and our great country its best, is by helping those who sacrificed so much for us.