We owe our veterans a debt of gratitude which can never be repaid. The personal and professional sacrifices our men and women who served made must be recognized, and I am committed to ensuring our veterans get the benefits they were promised. If you are a veteran having trouble getting the benefits you earned, please contact my office.
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, commonly known as the NDAA.
“One of Congress’ core duties is providing for the common defense. The NDAA is of great importance to our national security and I am pleased that for the 60th year the House passed this important bill that supports our military and our nation.
WASHINGTON – This week the House Foreign Affairs Committee advanced the No Passport Fees for Heroes’ Families Act (H.R. 2847), which waives passport fees for family members obtaining a passport to visit an injured servicemember overseas. This bill was introduced in May of 2019 by Congressman Paul Mitchell (R-MI), Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA).
Shelby Township, MI – Yesterday evening, Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) held an event to present four veterans with medals they earned during their service.
Shelby Township, MI – Next Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the Office of Congressman Paul Mitchell will host the Department of Veterans Affairs for two informational forums on the future of the VA Choice Program. Representatives from the Aleda Lutz VA Medical Center will be on hand to provide information about veteran services as well as answer any questions regarding the VA Choice Program and the new Mission Act. These events are free and open to the public.
Shelby Township, MI – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency announced it acquired 103 acres of land in Chesterfield Township, Michigan to build a new, state-of-the-art veterans home. The land, purchased by the State of Michigan from the U.S. Department of Defense, is the site of a former military housing complex known as Sebille Manor.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement following passage of H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act:
WASHINGTON - Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement this afternoon following passage of H.R. 1625, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018:
Shelby Township, MI – Yesterday, Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) presented medals to Robert Mauro, the son of deceased WWII Veteran Nicholas Mauro at the Romeo VFW Memorial Day Ceremony.
Congressman Mitchell presented Mauro with the Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal & Bronze Star Attachment, WWII Victory Button, and the Army Lapel Button.
Shelby Township, MI – Today, Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10) presented medals to United States Navy Veteran, Robert Dyson from Macomb. Dyson earned the medals during his two tours of duty in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969.
Congressman Mitchell presented Dyson with the Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, and Navy Discharge Button.
Dyson was previously awarded the Bronze Star Medal (with combat “V” appurtenance) and a Vietnam Service Medal (with 1 bronze star appurtenance).