206Nov 11, 2007
Veterans Day Ceremony
Vice President Cheney laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Then he was the principal speaker at the following remembrance ...
149Nov 7, 2007
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Anniversary
Officials, veterans and family members spoke at a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. They paid tribute to those who sacrificed and served the country as ...
313Nov 3, 2007
Women in Military Service Anniversary
The 10th anniversary of the dedication of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at the gateway to Arlington National Cemetery was celebrated with a formal ceremony with military honors, ...
147Oct 29, 2007
Gold Medal of Remembrance Ceremony
Children of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored with the Gold Medal of Remembrance. The medal was created by a special White House commission. Following the Presentation ...
33Mar 5, 2007
Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Conference
A session on Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation was held at the 47th National Washington Conference of the American Legion. Officials spoke about veterans concerns, medical treatment of ...
43Dec 7, 2006
Witnesses testified about veterans' benefits, programs to assist the transition to civilian life, and overhauling various programs to meet the needs of Iraq War veterans. Among the issues they ...
113Jun 29, 2006
Veterans Data Privacy Breach
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held its fifth full committee oversight hearing on the recent data theft of personal information. This hearing focused on the institutional barriers of the ...
75Sep 22, 2004
Contributions of Indian Codetalkers
Witnesses testified before the committee about the contributions of American Indian “code talkers” during the Second World War. They discussed the contributions of members of a ...
102Aug 26, 2004
September 11 Commission Report
Witnesses testified about preventing and responding to national medical emergencies and terrorist attacks, as well as recommendations contained in the final report of the September 11 Commission ...
33Jun 15, 1992
Americans with Disabilities Act AM Session
A public hearing was held to discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act, which is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. Witnesses at the hearing ...
18Jun 15, 1992
Americans With Disabilities Act PM Session
The National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency, sponsored a public hearing on the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. In the afternoon session of the hearing, witnesses ...