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Mountain Home veterans and residents honor those who gave ultimate sacrifice during Memorial Day ceremony

Mountain Home continued its long tradition of remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country on Memorial Day at Veterans Plaza in downtown Mountain Home. This year’s Memorial Day event was slightly smaller than last year’s event, but that didn’t stop veterans and community members from Baxter County from coming out and showing…

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Boozman continues leadership in addressing veteran suicide crisis

Introduces legislation to support comprehensive approach to help save lives U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is continuing his commitment to addressing the veteran suicide crisis by teaming up with Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) to introduce bipartisan legislation that requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to take a more comprehensive look…

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Boozman shares service memories of Fort Smith veteran in recognition of Women’s History Month

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) recognized the service and sacrifice of Debbie Emery in ‘Salute to Veterans,’ a series recognizing the military service of Arkansans.  Emery knew right out of high school she wanted to continue the example set by her family and enlist in the military. “I graduated high school [in] 1972, I wanted to…

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Boozman, Blumenthal lead bipartisan effort to safeguard veterans filing benefit claims

U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), senior members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced legislation to hold unaccredited entities that target men and women who served in uniform accountable for their predatory practices. The Governing Unaccredited Representatives Defrauding (GUARD) VA Benefits Act would reinstate criminal penalties for unaccredited claim representatives who…

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