No. 020-00  
IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              April 27, 2000                       (202) 628-2700 Ext. 158 
    

JEFFORDS JOINS THE VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA AT FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE PETITION FOR VIETNAM VETERANS' HEALTH CARE


U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords, (R-VT), will join Tom Corey, National Vice President of the Vietnam Veterans of America, at a press conference on Friday, April 28.  They will announce the formal request for direct assistance for Vietnam veterans who suffer from multiple health conditions resulting from their services in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.

The Press Conference will be held at 10 am at the Senate Swamp location.  Rain location is Room S-207 in the Capitol.

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VVA's point of contact for additional information is Scott D. Campbell at (202) 628-2700 Ext. 158.

  

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is the nation's only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely to the needs of Vietnam-era veterans and their families.  VVA's founding principle is  "Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another."   

 
 

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