Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) today issued the following statement after leading a bipartisan delegation of freshman Members of Congress on a visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center:
"Today's trip is meant to say thank you to the wounded warriors and their families for their service to our nation, as well as the men and women taking care of them. Walter Reed is one of the finest medical centers in the world, serving 150,000 active and retired personnel from all branches of our Armed Forces. It is important that we, as new Members of Congress, see the important work happening there first hand."
About Congressman Tim Griffin
Congressman Tim Griffin was elected the 24th representative of Arkansas's Second Congressional District on November 2, 2010. For the 112th Congress, he is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee on the Judiciary while also serving as an Assistant Whip for the majority.
Griffin is a graduate of Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 14 years, was deployed to Iraq and holds the rank of Major. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth and their two children.
Griffin's congressional offices are located in Little Rock and Washington, D.C., and are open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT, except for federal holidays. Office locations and directions are available online at www.Griffin.house.gov, by phone (501) 324-5941 or by writing the Office of Congressman Tim Griffin, 1232 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515.