Saturday, November 28, 2009

Maine Veterans Wonder

There are four bills in Congress that are of great interest to veterans.

In the Senate, Senator Snowe, with 4 cosponsors has introduced a bill
S. 2743 The Cold War Medal Act 2009
Please contact Senator Collins on her website,
or phone, or fax
Ask her to become a cosponsor, and vote for rapid passage of S.2413 The Cold War Medal Act 2009

In the House there are three bills to be considered. Please contact your Representative
Congressman Michaud
Or Congresswoman Pingree
Ask them to become a cosponsor and vote for rapid passage of
H.R. 4051 The Cold War Medal Act 2009(a sister bill to S.2743)
H.CON.RES 207 Regarding the victory of the United States in the Cold War
H.RES 900 Cold War Veterans Recognition Day (this is similar to the Cold War Victory
Day as proclaimed by several states in the last few years.

You might mention that this year is the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the 17th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.

For those of you not living in Maine, please contact both your senators and the Representative from your district asking them to become cosponsors of the above bills. Ask your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers etc to contact their elected officials.

Thank you

Jerald Terwilliger
National Chairman
American Cold War Veterans Inc.
"We Remember"