Boozman, Peters, Manchin, Rounds introduce legislation expanding veteran burial benefit

Boozman, Peters, Manchin, Rounds introduce legislation expanding veteran burial benefit

WASHINGTON––U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Gary Peters (D-MI), Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) introduced Gerald’s Law Act, bipartisan legislation that would expand Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) burial benefits eligibility to terminally ill veterans who pass away at a non-VA facility while receiving hospice care. Under current law, the VA will cover nearly…

Boozman celebrates groundbreaking of National Desert Storm Desert Shield Memorial

Boozman celebrates groundbreaking of National Desert Storm Desert Shield Memorial

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) celebrated the groundbreaking of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial on Thursday. “One day a memorial will stand in this location as a symbol of reverence to and respect for the veterans and their families, and help teach future generations about this important moment in our nation’s tradition of…