As part of the VCOC Fourth Quarter Meeting and Biennial Awards Luncheon 2021 program, Virginia Senators Mark Warner (D Va), Tim Kaine (D Va) and Congressman Rob Wittman (VA 01) spotlighted their relationship with VCOC, also congratulating the incoming VCOC Officer slate. Senator Warner provided a video, with Senator Kaine presenting a letter.
Senator Warner serves on the Senate Finance, Banking, Budget, and Rules Committees, as well as the Select Committee on Intelligence, where he is Chairman. He has worked to reduce the disability claim backlog at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), improve access to care and reduce wait times at VA medical centers, ensure resources for the VA to provide healthcare for veterans, simplify the benefits and appeals processes, improve mental health services for soldiers returning home, and improve women veterans’ access to healthcare.
Senator Kaine serves on the Armed Services, Budget, Foreign Relations and Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committees. He is Ranking Member of the Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee and the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism. He has worked to ensure the military is resourced to keep the nation safe and that servicemembers and veterans receive their earned benefits and care.
Click below to view both the video and letter, which were presented at the VCOC Bienenial Awards Luncheon 2021.