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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.
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.
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.
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.