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Statement from IAVA on Announced Retirement of House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller

WASHINGTON (March 10, 2016) – In response to the announcement that House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) is retiring at the end of 2016, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) issued the following statement:

On behalf of IAVA and our members, we would like to take this opportunity to thank Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) for his years of service as Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee and to our country in Congress. Chairman Miller embodies the term, “public servant,” and his leadership and tireless work on behalf of our nation’s 23 million veterans will be missed.

Note to media: Email press@iava.org or call 212-982-9699

About IAVA

"Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America...remains the most important organization representing the new generation of veterans." - TIME Magazine

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the premier veterans advocacy and support organization on the planet. Founded by an Iraq veteran in 2004, IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness, and 1-on-1 case management support. Our mission is to connect, unite, and empower over 425,000 veterans and allies nationwide. We have connected more than 1.2 million veterans with resources and community, and provided thousands of veterans of all generations with life-saving and life-changing personalized support from our Masters-level social service professionals.

Learn more at iava.org.