On #PurpleHeartDay , I’m remembering all the brave Americans wounded or killed while defending our country, like Pfc. Lori Piestewa. She was the first Native American woman in our country’s history to die serving overseas in the military. Their sacrifice is not forgotten.
I recently introduced legislation that fundamentally reforms and improves how veterans exposed to toxic substances receive health care and benefits from the @DeptVetAffairs . The Toxic Exposure in the American Military Act of 2020 ⬇️
With 2,856 new positives this week, a 10-percent bump, the military showed a continued downward trend in the number of new cases, after spikes in June and July that saw more than 4,000 new cases weekly at one point.
Turkey and #azerbaidjan air forces doing joint military exercise. 👀👀
It's worth asking why we spend $600 billion a year on the military if we can't get more than 5000 troops and 50 helicopters to Puerto Rico.