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Rosen Introduces the Bipartisan, Bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced the introduction of the Veteran Education Empowerment Act, legislation to create, maintain, and operate Student Veteran Centers at universities and colleges across the nation to help student veterans transitioning from military to civilian life. Rosen introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Veteran Education Empowerment Act alongside Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the...

Senator Rosen Speaks with Nevada Veterans Her Office Helped Secure VA Disability Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, spoke with Nevada Veterans including Steve Pappas -- a former soldier in the United States Army, who, with the help of Senator Rosen, was successfully able to file a service-related disability claim, access VA health care, and receive over $17,000 in earned back pay – and Norman Johnson – a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and former member of the United States Air Force, who, with the help of...

Rosen Helps Introduce the Bipartisan, Bicameral Military Hunger Prevention Act to Help Military Families Struggling with Food Insecurity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her original co-sponsorship of the Military Hunger Prevention Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation to support active duty military families experiencing food insecurity by creating a basic needs allowance to help military families in need put food on the table.

“No one who is willing to serve this nation...

Rosen-Backed Bipartisan Bill to Honor All-Black, All-Female World War II Battalion Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act, legislation she introduced with Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS), passed the United States Senate. This bipartisan legislation would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women who served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, one of the only African-American Women’s Army Corps units to serve overseas...

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan PAWS Act to Provide Service Dogs to Veterans Suffering from PTSD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), announced her co-sponsorship of the Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members (PAWS) Act, bipartisan legislation to help improve the quality of life of U.S. veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by providing them with access to service dogs.

“Our nation’s veterans are American heroes who have sacrificed in service to our nation, and we must do more to help...

Rosen Hosts Second Annual Veterans’ Resource Fair

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, hosted her second annual Veterans’ Resource Fair to provide Nevada veterans with information on how to access resources at the local, state, and federal level.

“While I wish we could have been together in person today, this year’s virtual veterans’ resource fair was more important than ever,” said Senator Rosen. “This pandemic has created challenges impacting Nevada’s veteran...

Rosen, Moran Introduce Legislation to Honor All-Black, All-Female World War II Battalion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) in introducing the Six Triple Eight Congressional Gold Medal Act. This bipartisan legislation would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the women who served in the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, which was one of the only African-American Women’s Army Corps units to serve overseas during World War II.

“The women of the Six Triple Eight...

Rosen Votes to Confirm McDonough to Serve as VA Secretary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement after voting to confirm the nomination of Denis McDonough to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

“Today, I voted to confirm Denis McDonough to serve as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs,” said Senator Rosen. “I’m confident that Secretary McDonough will successfully lead the VA putting the needs of our men and women in uniform, our veterans, including the over 225,000...

Rosen Statement Commemorating Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day:

“Nevada is home to over 225,000 veterans, and Veterans Day gives our state and this country an opportunity to show our gratitude for their tremendous service,” said Senator Rosen. “We honor the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform and pay respect to the generations before them who defended America’s freedom. Veterans continue to be models of patriotism and...

Ahead of Veterans Day, Rosen Holds Virtual Roundtable with Veteran Service Officers & Advocates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) held a virtual roundtable with Nevada Veteran Services Officers (VSOs) and veteran advocates. During the roundtable discussion, Senator Rosen and the participants discussed issues affecting Nevada’s veterans during COVID-19, as well as the latest updates on benefits to help our veterans.

“Nevada’s dedicated veterans served this country, and now it is our duty to serve them,” said Senator Rosen. “In honoring their service to this nation,...