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Friday, July 27, 2007

Veteran's Forum-August 5th at UTSA Downtown

Media Advisory: San Antonio Veterans Forum to Feature House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman

Congressman Bob Filner, will travel to Texas to meet with San Antonio veterans at a Congressional Veterans Forum to be held on Sunday, August 5th. Chairman Filner, along with Congressmen Ciro Rodriguez & Charlie Gonzalez and Henry Cuellar, will answer questions and provide an update on recent congressional activity affecting veterans.

"I appreciate Chairman Filner accepting our invitation to come to San Antonio. It is important for the voice of our local veterans to be heard on a national level," said Congressman Ciro D. Rodriguez, a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.

"Issues like those at Walter Reed always make it into the national media spotlight, but the truth is that veterans all across the country, including many here in San Antonio, are struggling with a benefits and healthcare system that has failed them for too long."

Veterans are encouraged to submit questions and comments to be addressed at the Forum to:

A Veteran's Services Fair is scheduled immediately following the forum where State, Federal and non-profit organizations will be available to provide services, answer questions, and process veterans' casework.

What: Congressional Veterans Forum with
Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman,
Bob Filner

When: Sunday, August 5th - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: UTSA Downtown Campus - Buena Vista Theatre (BV 1.236)
501 W. Durango - San Antonio, TX

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