Congress heard your voices, 357 Members Of Congress now support The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act. 314 in the House and 43 in the Senate

Vietnam Veterans of America

Legislative Update

October 27, 2017

Thank you for contacting your Member of Congress in support of passage of H.R. 299 and S.422, The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, introduced in the House by Congressman David Valado (CA-R-21) and in the Senate by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).

As a result of your advocacy on behalf of our Navy veterans, 314 members of the House have cosponsored H.R. 299 and 43 Senators have cosponsored the companion bill S. 422.

We ask that you continue to join our Call to Action every month on behalf of our Blue Water Navy veterans, especially to members of Congress who have not cosponsored the bills. With your support, we will get this bill passed into law.

Call-in scripts H.R. 299/S.422

Congressional visit Talking Points H.R. 299/S.422

Cosponsors H.R. 299

Noncosponsors H.R. 299

Cosponsors S.422

Noncosponsors S.422

Congress can never get enough of hearing from their constituents. Go to the VVA Capwiz site at, and send the prepared message in support of H.R. 299 and S.422, The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017, and please follow up on your letter with a call to your representatives’ district/state offices, using the talking points for the bills.

Thank you very much.

VVA Government Relations Department

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