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Veterans Issues

As a proud Army mom and the daughter of a Korean War veteran, I hold the men and women who serve in our great nation’s armed forces in the highest regard. As your representative in Congress, I am committed to ensuring our veterans receive quality health care and the benefits they have earned. 

If you or someone you may know is experiencing issues with the federal government regarding benefits or medical care, my staff in Ballwin can assist as well as answer any questions. Please click here for additional information. 

 

More on Veterans Issues

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the below statement following House passage of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act.

 

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Meghan Burris | (202) 225-1621

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) applauded the House Armed Services Committee for including funding for 14 additional F/A-18E Super Hornets in the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 12, 2016

Contact:
Meghan Burris | (202) 225-1621
 

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) released the below statement following the President’s final State of the Union address:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 12, 2016

Contact:
Meghan Burris | (202) 225-1621

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO-02) welcomes Army Captain Luis Avila as her guest to President Obama’s final State of the Union address.

Captain Avila served in several combat tours, including OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE, three combat tours in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM and his last tour in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.

Jul 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner released the following statement after Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Congressman Jeff Miller (R-FL) outlined a bipartisan agreement to reform the VA: 

Jun 9, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Congresswoman Ann Wagner issued the following statement after the VA reported that more than 57,000 veterans are still waiting for an initial medical appointment at VA health facilities:

May 30, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC)  Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) released the following statement after Eric Shinseki resigned as the Secretary of Veteran Affairs:

May 26, 2014 Press Release

Ballwin, MO – Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day:

May 21, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki regarding recent allegations that the St. Louis VA system created an ‘artificial backlog’ for treatment of veterans seeking mental health care.  The letter is in conjunction with the recently announced Veterans Health Administration Nation-wide Access Review.  It provides specific questions to Secretary Shinseki regarding these allegations in the VA St.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, DC)  Today, Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) released the following statement after President Obama’s remarks on the ongoing Veterans Administration scandal: 

“Our veterans deserve the highest quality of care.  The atrocities unfolding at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are not about one man, but a culture of failure and corruption that must be reversed.