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UPDATED Chairman Roe, Committee Members, VSOs to Hold Press Conference on H.R. 299

Washington, D.C.- Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) announced he will hold a press conference on H.R. 299, The Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Act. This legislation unanimously passed the House in June and would help Blue Water Vietnam Navy Veterans.

The location of the below event has been changed. 

The following event is open to the press:

WHO: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Members, Veteran Service Organization Members

WHAT: Press Conference on H.R. 299, Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Act

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm., Thursday, December 20, 2018

WHERECannon House Office Building, 334

HOW: Credentialed media should RSVP by email to

Expected Participants:

Full Committee Chairman Roe 

Vice Ranking Member Takano

Vice Chairman Bilirakis

Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Chairman Bost 

Subcommittee on Health Ranking Member Brownley

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman General Bergman

Rep. Peters

Rep Radewagen

Rep. Valadao

Rep. Zeldin

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Disabled American Veterans Charity

American Legion 

Vietnam Veterans of America

Military Veterans Advocacy

Fleet Reserve Association

Paralyzed Veterans of America

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

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