Veterans

The brave men and women who have served courageously in all branches of our armed forces have put their country and honor above their own safety and security and for that we owe them more gratitude than we can express. To our veterans and active military—we thank you today and always.

When our veterans return home we have an obligation to ensure that they have access to the critical health, education and financial resources needed to make the necessary decisions that are in the best interest of both themselves and their families.

The sacred pledge holds true: just as we are to leave no one behind on the battlefield, we must leave no veteran behind when they return home. 

 

For more information about my work on Veterans, please contact my office.

More on Veterans

October 30, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 30, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will hold a Virtual Federal Services Fair on upcoming back-to-back Saturdays, Nov. 7 and 14.

“Join us to learn about programs and resources offered from participating federal agencies. These experts will share information about services their agencies provide and you will have the opportunity to interact with representatives from each agency,” Evans said.

August 27, 2020 E-Newsletter

I have heard from over 6,000 Philadelphians about delayed mail or your support for maintaining the U.S. Postal Service, and I have been taking action. I know how important this service is for many seniors and veterans to receive their prescription medications on time, for people who receive Social Security checks by mail, for anyone who wants to vote by mail during the Covid-19 pandemic, and more.  

August 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Aug. 22, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) will vote to pass the ‘Delivering for America Act,’ which prohibits the U.S. Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on January 1, 2020. 

February 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Feb. 3, 2020) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) will welcome Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project HOME, as his guest to this year’s State of the Union address on Tuesday.

January 2, 2020 E-Newsletter

December 17, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 17, 2019) – Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA-3rd) said the bipartisan budget deal the House passed today would make real progress in several areas and avoid a new government shutdown if President Trump signs it into law.

October 19, 2019 Event

This is a FREE, non-commercial event for veterans and their families about financial education. To register or for more information, click here

September 7, 2018 Event

In cooperation with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the National Urban League launched a multi-city Jobs and Justice tour. During the tour, the National Urban League and its local affiliates will lead a series of town hall discussions about policies that will increase the upward social mobility of African-American families, and help ensure equal protection under the law. The town hall discussions will also focus on how African-Americans can use their voice and vote to change their communities and the country.

February 9, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) released the following statement after voting “Yes” on the budget deal brought before the House this morning:

January 23, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02) has proudly announced his selections for military service academy nominations. This year’s class from the Second District includes eight nominees with recommendations to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

 

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