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Blue Water vets /survivors Action Needed




"After several years of fighting, Blue Water Navy Veterans are still on the fight to get benefits and medical care.

Looks like Senator Enzi and Senator Lee are still fighting due to "costs" and neither seem to fully understand that if you can send people off to war, you better damn sure be able to fulfill your promises to care for them when they come home.

There is still hope, but we need your help and we need it now!

We need for everyone to please call Senator Mitch McConnell, even if you're not is constituent and ask that he please bring HR 299 to the floor for a vote. His Washington DC office number is 202-224-2541.

Then call Senator Mike Lee in his DC office at 202-224-5444 and ask that he kindly change his position on the bill and vote for the bill to pass.

Then if you would also please make time to call all of the following people and ask if they would please vote yes on HR 299 when it comes to the floor would help a great deal!

Senator Isakson 202-224-3643 & 770-661-0999
Senator Moran 202-224-6521
Senator Boozman 202-224-4843
Senator Rounds 202-224-5842
Senator Sullivan 202-224-3004
Senator Tillis 202-224-6342
Senator Cassidy 202-224-5824
Senator Heller 202-224-6244
Senator Tester 202-224-2644
Senator Brown 202-224-2315
Senator Sanders 202-224-5141
Senator Blumenthal 202-224-2823
Senator Murray 202-224-2621
Senator Hirono 202-224-2621


Senator Manchin 202-224-3954

Your calls are very important to thousands of Veterans, and we're asking you to make the calls immediately, then if you would, please call them every Friday, slow down their office, drive a point home that this bill must pass and quickly.


Just keep it simple, polite, and when you end your call, be sure to thank them for their time!

If you are experiencing difficulty with your GI Benefits, we'd seriously like to hear from you, tell us your story, and rest assured your contact information, name, anything that specifically identifies you will be redacted when we're contacting the White House, Congress and the VA Administration to help get this resolved and quickly.

On behalf of our Volunteers nationwide and myself, we wish you and your family good health and a safe and Merry Christmas!

Jim Davis






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Also this is from Sue Belanger ,notable Blue Water Navy Advocate- NY:


Just want to keep you in the loop.  We are asking everyone to contact McConnell to give us floor time.  You can call, email or fax or do all three.  Maybe we can received a holiday miracle. Please pass along to all in your address book who support veterans.  Please include Sen. Gillibrand/ Sen Daines letter attached.
Contact info:
Phone: (202) 224-2541
Fax: (202) 224-2499 
Susie Belanger
Board Member
Blue Water Navy Association
Deputy Chief of Staff
Military Veterans Advocacy, Inc.

file:///C:/Users/Berta/Downloads/BWN%20Gillibrand%20Daines%20Letter%20to%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20McConnell%2014DEC18%20(1)%20(1).pdf------ letter to Senate.


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