(Arlington, VA) – Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will host a “Veterans and Military Town Hall” in Ohio with Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) Monday, September 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Cincinnati Marriott North in West Chester Township, Ohio. The event is part of CVA’s “Defend and Reform” Policy Series.
Rep. Davidson, CVA Vice President of Policy and Communications Dan Caldwell, and CVA Ohio State Director Jeremiah Martin will join local veterans to talk about the critical issues facing Ohio’s veterans, military families, and—by extension—all Americans.
Veterans make up an important constituency in the Midwest, an estimated 866,000 and counting in the Buckeye state, a large number of which live in and around the greater Cincinnati area. CVA Ohio invites veterans to share their thoughts and concerns about the important issues facing the country, including the ongoing crisis and lack of accountability at a corrupt Department of Veterans Affairs, a Department of Defense paralyzed by fraud and waste, and an out-of-control national debt that continues to increase and threaten the security of the nation for which veterans fought so hard to protect.
CVA Ohio State Director Jeremiah Martin issued the following statement regarding the event:
“Ohio veterans deserve to know what policymakers will do to keep our country safe, ensure those who have served are treated with the highest standard of dignity and care, and restore fiscal responsibility in our nation’s capital. This town hall will give veterans and their families the chance to make their voices heard on the most critical issues of our day — issues which are not only of importance to those who have worn the uniform and served our country, but issues which are of dire importance to this generation and the next.”
The VA Medical Center in Cincinnati has been a VA “poster child” for the need for real reform and accountability. In February reports confirmed rampant misconduct at the Cincinnati facility. Among other things, the facility’s acting chief of staff was prescribing controlled substances without an appropriate license. Unfortunately, misconduct at the Cincinnati VA is representative of the systemic problems at VAs nationwide.
This event is free and open to the public and press. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
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