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View Resource From the Home Front and the Front Lines

Close to 1700 veterans of the United States Armed Forces pass away each day, and often many of their stories and experiences are lost before there is time to document them for posterity and future generations. Fortunately, there is the Veterans History Project, which was commissioned by an act of Congress, and which is dedicated to collecting and preserving the experiences of these veterans and...
View Resource House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Created by the enactment of Public Law 601 (officially titled “Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946”), the House Committee on Veterans Affairs is responsible for recommending legislation that can expand, curtail, or fine-tune existing laws relating to veterans’ benefits. Currently under the leadership of Congressman Steve Buyer of Indiana, the Committee has a total of 30 members. The site’s...