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HVAC Schedule June 4 – June 8

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Washington, June 1, 2018 | Tiffany Haverly (202-225-3527) | comments

Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for June 4 - June 8.

The following events are open to the press:

WHO: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

WHAT: Honoring Heroes: Memorializing Our Nation's Veterans 

WHEN: 11:15 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018

334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

BACKGROUND: This subcommittee oversight hearing will focus on the maintenance, construction and expansion of cemeteries managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC). Additionally, the hearing will examine burial access for veterans and look at other VA and ABMC memorialization programs. 

Subcommittee on Health

WHAT: An Assessment of Potential Health Effects of Burn Pit Exposure Among Veterans 

WHEN: 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here

BACKGROUND: This subcommittee oversight hearing will examine the potential long-term health effects of burn pit exposure among veterans. During the hearing, the subcommittee will discuss additional actions, if any, VA should take to identify and care for veterans who were exposed to burn pits during service in the Armed Forces. The subcommittee will also assess scientific research regarding burn pit exposure as well as the use and effectiveness of the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry that Congress mandated VA create in 2013.

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  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • National Guard
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