November 11, 2012
As we mark Veterans Day today, I want to first of all say
Thank you to the heroes who put their lives on
the line and have sacrificed to protect our fundamental freedom. Thank
you to the families who have withstood difficult and extended times
of separation from their loved ones.
More than 500,000
veterans currently live in Missouri. After serving our nation, our
veterans deserve good-paying civilian jobs. That's why I've
supported legislation to encourage businesses to hire our servicemen and
We owe these brave men and women a debt of gratitude.
I'll continue working in Washington to make sure our veterans of
all ages have the resources and opportunities they
And to those who didn’t come home, our greatest appreciation to
their families for the ultimate price they paid for our
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