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(EL MONTE, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) issued the following statement after the untimely death of Private First Class (Pfc.) Ruben Velasco, United States Marine Corps, a native of the City of West Covina:
(El Monte, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano released the following statement on Veterans Day, after attending ceremonies in the cities of La Puente, Monrovia, and West Covina, thanking San Gabriel Valley veterans and their families:
“Today, as a grateful nation we observe Veterans Day, and pay special tribute to all who served us so proudly. Our veterans represent the best our country has to offer, making us the envy of the world. As they have served us, we must serve and honor them.
(West Covina, CA) On Saturday, October 29, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held an annual military academy information session at the West Covina Senior Citizen Center where students, parents, and educators had a chance to learn more about educational opportunities at our nation’s military academies.
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement on the Defense Department’s decision to halt the collection of bonuses and student loan repayments given to California National Guardsmen, calling for the Department to work with Congress on a permanent solution:
(Washington, DC) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) issued the following statement after nearly 10,000 California National Guardsmen were ordered to repay bonuses and student loan repayments given to them as an incentive to reenlist during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:
(Sausalito, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) attended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division Change of Command Ceremony at the Bay Model Visitor Center in Sausalito, honoring outgoing Commander and Southern California native, Brigadier General Mark Toy.
(El Monte, CA) Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano released the following statement on the mass shooting which took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL: