This morning, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will host a hearing on transition issues for today's veterans. Panelists will include representatives from the Pentagon, VA, and OIF/OEF-era veterans. To view a list of panelists and to read their prepared remarks, Click Here.
The hearing will commence at 10 a.m. in the committee's chambers, room 334, of the Cannon House Office Building. To view live video from the hearing, Click Here.
This afternoon, the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Development will host a hearing on long term solutions for the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33). Witnesses for the afternoon's hearing will include representatives from VA who have handled Chapter 33 implementation and representatives from Navy SPAWAR responsible for implementing the digital enrollment solution slated for completion in Dec. 2010. To view a list of panelists and to read their prepared remarks, Click Here.
The hearing will commence at 1 p.m. A video link should be available early this afternoon. Check back around 12:30 for more details.
AMVETS leaders, who have been focusing on both issues, will be watching each hearing closely. Check back with American Veteran Online this afternoon for reaction.