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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America and Senator Jon Tester Announce Facebook Live Event to Discuss Veteran Healthcare During COVID-19

May 28, 2020

IAVA CEO Jeremy Butler and Senator Jon Tester will Discuss Veterans’ Access to Healthcare and Programs to Assist Veterans in Need

Washington, DC – Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) CEO Jeremy Butler will be joined by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) for a Facebook Live video conference on Wednesday, June 3rd to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on veteran access to healthcare. During the video conference, Senator Tester and Butler will address what Congress is doing to protect veterans, as well as highlight resources to help them navigate the VA in times of crisis and beyond, such as IAVA’s Quick Reaction Force (QRF).

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WHO: Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, Jeremy Butler, CEO, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

WHAT: Facebook Live Event – Veteran Access to Healthcare During COVID-19 

WHEN: June 3rd, 2020 at 5:30 PM EST

WHERE: Click here for the link for the Facebook Live event

Jeremy Butler serves as IAVA’s Chief Executive Officer. Jeremy joined IAVA with 15+ years of experience providing substantive and strategic counsel to leaders in high-profile government and private sector offices, to include the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security. He is a graduate of Knox College and the U.S. Naval War College where he received a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies. He is a Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy Reserve. Butler regularly contributes to Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, C-SPAN, and other mainstream and military media outlets. Butler is also a Commander in the Navy Reserves with nearly 20 years of uniformed service.

Founded by an Iraq veteran in 2004, IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness and 1-on-1 care management and peer support. We organize locally, drive historic impacts nationally and fight for over 400,000 veterans and their allies nationwide. If a veteran or their family is in need of assistance now, please reach out to IAVA’s Quick Reaction Force at or 1-855-91RAPID (855-917-2743) to be connected promptly with a veteran care manager who will assist you.


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