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Joe Wilson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Addison 'Joe' Graves Wilson, Sr.
Office: U.S. House (SC) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 12/18/2001
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
Primary June 10, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Roxanne; 4 Children: Alan, Addison, Julian, Hunter
Birth Date: 07/31/1947
Birth Place: Charleston, SC
Home City: Springdale, SC
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Taking Care of our Veterans
July 30, 2014 Wilson Statement on VA Access and Accountability Bill
July 16, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Safeguard Religious Freedom in VA Chapels
July 11, 2014 Acting VA Secretary Visits Hospitals
July 9, 2014 Wilson Statement on Acting Secretary's Visit to VA Facilities
May 30, 2014 Shinseki's resignation is a positive step towards restoring faith with our Veterans
May 30, 2014 The President has failed Veterans
March 4, 2014 Our Veterans Deserve our Help
Feb. 11, 2014 Wilson Votes to Grandfather Military Retirement COLA
Jan. 6, 2014 Wilson Participates in Oversight Visits to Dorn and Charlie Norwood VAMC
Oct. 9, 2013 Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 4, 2013 Washington Democrats Must Support Our Veterans and Guard Members
Oct. 3, 2013 Wilson: Standing with Our Nation's Veterans, Reserve, and Guard Members
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
Jan. 13, 2013 Wilson Reappointed As Chairman of House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel
Sept. 13, 2012 Wilson Pleased with Passage of the Stolen Valor Act
May 17, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 17, 2012 Helping Our Veterans Find Jobs
May 16, 2012 NDAA Protects Tricare
Dec. 16, 2011 Thank You Iraq Veterans
Nov. 11, 2011 Wilson Expresses Gratitude to Our Veterans
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
May 31, 2010 Wilson Statement on Memorial Day
Oct. 8, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 2647, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
Sept. 15, 2009 Two Reform Amendments
July 27, 2009 Recognizing Noncommissioned Officers Of The U.S. Army
May 23, 2009 Wilson Statement on Memorial Day
Nov. 21, 2008 Wilson Calls for Hearing into Destruction of Veterans' Records
Aug. 1, 2008 Wilson Supports Passage of Veterans Funding Bill
Dec. 17, 2007 Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act of 2007
Nov. 14, 2007 Veterans Day Prayer
Nov. 14, 2007 Veterans Day Prayer
Nov. 10, 2007 House Republican Conference Radio Address by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)
Nov. 8, 2007 Wilson Calls on Democrats to Send Stand-Alone Veterans Appropriations Bill to the President
Nov. 6, 2007 Democrats Use Milcon-VA Bill as Political Tool
Oct. 3, 2007 Support our Veterans
Sept. 27, 2007 Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina
Aug. 1, 2007 Improved Care For Wounded
March 28, 2007 Wounded Warrior Assistance Act Of 2007
March 28, 2007 Wilson: Injured Troops Deserve Best Care Possible
March 19, 2007 In The Game Of Life
March 8, 2007 Our Veterans Deserve The Best
Nov. 14, 2006 Veterans Establish Freedom
May 23, 2006 Wilson Expresses Concern About Records of SC Veterans
Nov. 10, 2005 Honoring America's Veterans
Sept. 22, 2005 Wilson: Gold Star Mothers are an "Inspiration to All Americans"
Sept. 6, 2005 Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of V-J Day and the End of World War II in the Pacific
July 26, 2005 Inspiring Disabled Veterans
April 22, 2004 John Kerry Should Apologize to American Veterans
Feb. 3, 2004 Honoring the Hanna Brothers
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