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Concerned Veterans for America’s 2016 Defend Freedom Tour Visits Manchester, New Hampshire May 7

By Concerned Veterans for America

Arlington Va. –  Concerned Veterans for America’s 2016 Defend Freedom Tour travels to Manchester, New Hampshire, Saturday, May 7, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel’s Expo Center (700 Elm Street).

Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) hosts the 2016 Defend Freedom Tour with the mission to deliver a simple message to veterans, military families, and all patriotic Americans – honor service, defend freedom, and, most importantly, take action to save our country.

It’s never been more apparent that the government is failing not only our veterans and military families – but all Americans. A crushing national debt threatens the strength and security of the United States in the near future – and worse, Congress and the current administration have shown almost no willingness to fix it.

The Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation’s second largest federal agency, is still failing our veterans two years after it was revealed that veterans died on secret wait lists across the country. This April, inspector general reports confirmed that the Manchester VA Medical Central kept NH patients waiting—employees manipulated appointment dates and refused to schedule referrals beyond 14 days in some departments.

Meanwhile, the Department of Defense is unable to properly equip our troops in the field, many of whom are still serving in combat zones, due to inefficiencies and corruption within the DoD’s acquisitions processes. Clearly, based on these important issues, veterans need to make their voices heard in this critical election year – and CVA has a plan to do just that.

“Concerned Veterans for America believes veterans and American patriots have the ability to change the course of our country, now more than ever. Our 2016 Defend Freedom Tour, our largest events series and the lynchpin in our historic movement, is an opportunity for veterans,” said CVA Legislative and Political Director Dan Caldwell.

“These events give veterans and patriots across the country the chance to inspire and be inspired, and better empowers them to share their passion for freedom and love for this country with their communities- all with the goal of advancing pro-freedom policies that will benefit all Americans.”

Event Information

Admission to the Manchester Defend Freedom Tour stop is family friendly, FREE, and includes delicious complimentary local fare.

This event features an amazing lineup of inspirational speakers:  Former U.S. Army Sniper and CVA’s National Outreach Director Cody McGregor and Navy SEAL Gold Star Mother Karen Vaughn. To top it off, Madison Rising, the nation’s most patriotic rock band, and Ayla Brown, popular country music performer, will perform live.

Register on Eventbrite. For more information about the tour stops click here.

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Concerned Veterans for America is a non-partisan, non-profit, 501(c)(4) organization that advocates for policies that will preserve the freedom and prosperity we and our families so proudly fought and sacrificed to defend.