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IAVA Issues Statement Following the Passing of Former Senator Johnny Isakson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 20, 2021
CONTACT: press@iava.org

New York, NY – Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America released the following statement by CEO Jeremy Butler following the news of the death of former Senator Johnny Isakson.

“On behalf of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, I would like to extend our deepest heartfelt condolences to the family of former Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson,” said IAVA CEO Jeremy Butler. “We knew him best as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, and in that role, he had a significant and positive impact on the lives of all generations of veterans. A skilled politician, statesman, and lifelong public servant, he was well respected by members of both parties on Capitol Hill. It was a tremendous honor to have worked with him and his staff over the years.”

IAVA is the voice for the post-9/11 veteran generation. With over 425,000 veterans and allies nationwide, IAVA is the leader in non-partisan veteran advocacy and public awareness. We drive historic impacts for veterans and IAVA’s programs are second to none. Any veteran or family member in need can reach out to IAVA’s Quick Reaction Force at quickreactionforce.org or 855-91RAPID (855-917-2743) to be connected promptly with a veteran care manager who will assist. IAVA’s The Vote Hub is a free tool to register to vote and find polling information. IAVA’s membership is always growing. Join the movement at iava.org/membership.

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