Daily Defend the GI Bill Update for June 2

In 455 Vandals enter and sack Rome, they plunder the city for two weeks. Similarly, unless we stop them, Congress will break into the Post-9/11 GI Bill and plunder it. A few #DefendTheGIBIll campaign highlights from yesterday:

Advocacy Team: 

  • Set-up meeting with the office of a Republican Congressman.
  • Coordinated Texas IAVA meetings with team leaders Jeff Hensley and Richard Delgado, Jr.
  • Finalized #DefendTheGIBIll survey which was posted this morning, we are collecting stories from our members about the impact that Post-9/11 GI Bill cuts would have on their day-to-day lives. Please share your story here.

Member Advocacy:

  • 6 grassroots IAVA member messages sent out to Capitol Hill offices yesterday.
  • Defend the GI Bill campaign grassroots IAVA member message total stands at 30,683.

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