June 13, 2014
important veterans’ bills have been introduced. Click on the bill numbers below
to send your legislators a MOAA-suggested message in support.
H.R. 318 – Korean
Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance at the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The Wall
would be funded by private sector donations at no cost to taxpayers.
H.R. 2794 –
Perpetual POW/MIA Stamp Act. Directs the Postmaster General to issue a forever
stamp that honors the sacrifices of the members of the armed forces who have
been prisoners, missing, or unaccounted for.
H.R. 4489 –
World War I Memorial Act. Designates the Liberty Memorial at America's
National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, as the "National
World War I Museum and Memorial," and Pershing Park, located in Washington
D.C. as the "National World War I Memorial"
H.R. 4693 – Air
Force Escape and Evasion Society Act. Awards the Congressional Gold Medal to
the U.S. Air Forces Escape and Evasion Society, in recognition of the ceaseless
efforts of American aircrew members to escape captivity and evade capture and
the resistance organizations and nationals who assisted them.
H.R. 4778 –
Atomic Veterans Service Medal Act. Authorizes the award of a military
service medal to members of the armed forces who were exposed to ionizing
radiation as a result of participation in the testing of nuclear weapons, or
under other circumstances.