United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

standing committee of the United States Senate

The United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs deals with most of the United States veterans issues. People who are members of the committee help fight for veterans. Members are also members of the United States senate. They help veterans find jobs and homes, and help with medical care. It was created in 1971 to help the Vietnam War veterans.

The Veterans' Affairs Committee had nine members when it was created. It now has 17 members.[1]

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According to committee members' official online biographies, three of the fourteen members are veterans: Richard Blumenthal, Dan Sullivan and Johnny Isakson.

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  1. "About | United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs". United States Senate. Retrieved 2017-04-07.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. Bernie Sanders is an Independent, but caucuses with Democrats on the committee.

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