CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT IN RECOGNITION OF VETERANS DAY
Nov 9, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), senior member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies and Co-Chair of the Congressional Military Family Caucus (CMFC), released the following statement honoring our nation's veterans in recognition of Veterans Day this weekend:
“On this Veterans Day, we pause to remember those who selflessly served in the United States Armed Forces and recognize their sacrifice and devotion to protect our freedom.
“To over 20 million veterans in the United States including the 60,000 veterans who live in Second Congressional District of Georgia, I thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country.
“Today and every day, we are grateful for your service to our Country. Whenever and wherever our nation called, you always answered and never faltered; we are forever indebted for your commitment.”
Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is scheduled to participate in two Veterans Day events in the Second Congressional District of Georgia this Saturday. He will speak at the F.D. Roosevelt State Park Veterans Day Celebration and provide remarks at the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Service.