Veterans

Our veterans have faithfully served our country, and it is our responsibility to ensure they have the best care when they return home. My office is available to help veterans if they are having problems with the VA.

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July 30, 2021 Press Release

ORO VALLEY – This month, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) welcomed Derek Duba to join his Oro Valley office as a Wounded Warrior Fellow. Duba will work closely with both veteran and active-duty constituents to handle veterans-related casework and to help act as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies.

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Last night, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted to pass H.R. 4373, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 State-Foreign Operations funding bill and H.R. 4346, the FY 2022 Legislative Branch Appropriations, a bill to provide annual funding for the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government, including the U.S. House of Representatives and the Capitol Police.

June 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced he is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a Wounded Warrior Fellowship position in his Oro Valley District office. If chosen for the fellowship, the veteran would work closely with both active duty and veteran constituents to handle veterans-related casework and act as a facilitator between these constituents and federal, state, and local agencies.

June 4, 2021 In The News

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to improve benefits for Native American service members at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs).

The Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and University Pilot Program Act or HR 2878 passed on May 19. The proposed legislation has now been forwarded to the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs without any amendments. 

June 3, 2021 In The News

Congress aims to support Native American veterans with a bill that would bring benefits to Tribal Colleges and Universities. 

June 2, 2021 In The News

A bill sponsored by a Marine veteran in Congress could bring Department of Veterans Affairs benefits closer to Native American veterans at Tribal Colleges and Universities, or TCUs.

May 30, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Friday, ahead of Memorial Day on Monday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL-06) re-introduced the Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers (VETS) Act, bipartisan legislation to establish a workforce training program to prepare America’s transitioning military personnel for careers in the solar energy industry.

May 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, ahead of Memorial Day on Monday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL-06) re-introduced the Solar Vocational Education and Training for our Servicemembers (VETS) Act, bipartisan legislation to establish a workforce training program to prepare America’s transitioning military personnel for careers in the solar energy industry.

May 25, 2021 In The News

The US House of Representatives earlier this month passed H.R. 2878: a legislative package to support veterans which includes the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.), Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.), and Tom Cole (R-Okla.) to better connect Native American veteran students and their families to VA services.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2878: a legislative package to support veterans which includes the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ-07), Dusty Johnson (R-SD-AL), and Tom Cole (R-OK-04) to better connect Native American veteran students and their families to VA services.

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