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May 24, 2011 | Merced Sun-Star

Denham votes in favor of four pieces of veterans' legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Jeff Denham, member of the Veterans Affairs Committee, voted in support of legislation to help and honor veterans of all generations on the House Floor yesterday.

May 24, 2011 | Military Times

Bill to help vets find jobs has strong support

A bill aimed at helping young veterans find jobs in a tough economy has received a strong bipartisan push in the House of Representatives..

May 23, 2011 | EUPNews

Benishek says all our Veterans deserve proper care

WASHINGTON – Congressman Dan Benishek (MI-01) today cosponsored H.R. 1133, the “Helping Our Homeless Vets Act,” which allows the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to contract with private clinics to provide disability services to veterans and makes them eligible for housing vouchers that could pay up to 70% of their rent.

May 19, 2011 | Army Times

Vote coming on Jewish chaplain memorial

Legislation approving the placement of a long-delayed memorial to Jewish chaplains on Chaplains Hill at Arlington National Cemetery is expected to pass the House next week, along with a proposed overhaul of the process for approving memorials to prevent similar delays in the future.

May 9, 2011 | CNN

Jewish group fights for chaplain monument at Arlington

Three German torpedoes ripped through the icy waters of the Atlantic off the coast of Greenland. On February 2, 1943, the USS Dorchester was transporting 902 U.S. servicemen to war. Only one torpedo hit, but it struck a deathblow - killing scores instantly and resetting the ship's course to the bottom of the ocean.