Veterans

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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. 
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.

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February 8, 2016 Press Release

GREENSBORO, N.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) recently introduced a resolution to establish a Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs. He unveiled the legislation at an event this morning at Caldwell Academy in Greensboro.

Rep. Walker released the following statement concerning the bill’s introduction:

July 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-06) today supported House passage of the VA Accountability Act (H.R. 1994) which helps change the negligent and deceptive culture within the VA. The bill makes it easier for the VA Secretary to fire insubordinate employees and enhances whistleblower protections.

July 24, 2015 Blog Post

The brave service men and women, that have selflessly given and sacrificed so much for our country, deserve our lifelong appreciation and respect.

More than that, they deserve our very best — they deserve first class health care and service — they deserve a federal government that honors its commitment to them.

When we as a nation fall short on that commitment, they deserve answers, a long term plan, immediate action and assurance that things will be made right.

April 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today is U.S. Representative Mark Walker’s (NC-06) 100th day in Congress. In January, Walker was sworn into office and spoke of his commitment to be open and serve every constituent of the 6th district of North Carolina.  In just three months, Rep. Walker visited all 10 counties, engaging with each community through meetings with business leaders, elected officials and his NC-06 Listening Tour.  Walker has introduced multiple bills and amendments and is the first freshman to pass a bill in the 114th Congress. 

January 7, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In his first legislative vote last night, U.S. Representative Mark Walker (NC-6) supported the bipartisan passage of H.R. 22, the Hire More Heroes Act of 2015, which incentivizes small businesses to hire veterans by excluding them from the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate threshold.