Edmonds Military Wire: Sen. Murray wants to hear from you on veterans issues

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By Michael Schindler

Regardless of your politics, if you are a veteran in the state of Washington, you likely appreciate the work and effort Sen. Patty Murray has put toward veterans’ issues. Washington state is home to the six largest population of veterans and is often on the progressive edge of trying new programs that will benefit all veterans. But is there more that can be done? Now is your chance to be heard.

As the new chair of the United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Sen. Murray wants to hear how we can improve the lives of veterans in Washington state.

For those in the Seattle area, there will be a Listening Session this Thursday, Feb. 24, 9:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
at the Nisei Veteran’s Hall, 1212 S. King St., Seattle.

Please RSVP for the Seattle session at seattlersvp@murray.senate.gov.

If you have any questions, contact Sen. Murray’s office toll free at 1-866-481-9186.

Michael Schindler, Navy veteran, and president of Edmonds-based Operation Military Family, is a guest writer for several national publications, author of the book “Operation Military Family” and “The Military Wire” blog. He is also a popular keynote and workshop speaker who reaches thousands of service members and their families every year through workshops and seminars that include  “How to Battle-Ready Your Relationship” or “What Your Mother-in-Law Didn’t Tell You.”  He received the 2010 Outstanding Patriotic Service Award from the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.

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