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Long record of supporting the needs of VeteransLess
Long record of supporting the needs of Veterans
  • Throughout his career, Joe Biden has been a champion of veterans; including advocating for funding for prosthetics and mammogram coverage for female veterans, proper burial allowances, and concurrent retirement and disability pay for veterans.  

  • Biden co-sponsored the legislation to establish the Vietnam, Korean, and WWII memorials in Washington, D.C., as well as the post-9/11 GI Bill to provide educational benefits to a new generation of heroes.

  • Biden also led the way in efforts to increase funding for up-armored Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAPs) by $23.6 billion, which saved thousands of lives and limbs of U.S. service members in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Throughout his career, Joe Biden has been a champion of veterans; including advocating for funding for prosthetics and mammogram coverage for female veterans, proper burial allowances, and concurrent retirement and disability pay for veterans.  

  • Biden co-sponsored the legislation to establish the Vietnam, Korean, and WWII memorials in Washington, D.C., as well as the post-9/11 GI Bill to provide educational benefits to a new generation of heroes.

  • Biden also led the way in efforts to increase funding for up-armored Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAPs) by $23.6 billion, which saved thousands of lives and limbs of U.S. service members in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Providing Veterans world class healthcare to meet their needsLess
Providing Veterans world class healthcare to meet their needs
  • Joe Biden will restore the Department of Veterans Affairs as the premier agency serving Veterans.

  • Biden will work with Congress to eliminate co-pays for preventive health care for veterans and to ensure that disabled veterans are able to access the most modern prosthetics technology available.

  • Joe Biden will increase research dollars by $300 million to better understand the impact of toxic exposures on long-term health outcomes, and continue to drive research focused on the needs of disabled veterans.

  • Joe Biden will restore the Department of Veterans Affairs as the premier agency serving Veterans.

  • Biden will work with Congress to eliminate co-pays for preventive health care for veterans and to ensure that disabled veterans are able to access the most modern prosthetics technology available.

  • Joe Biden will increase research dollars by $300 million to better understand the impact of toxic exposures on long-term health outcomes, and continue to drive research focused on the needs of disabled veterans.

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Driving progress to promote Veterans’ mental health and well-beingLess
Driving progress to promote Veterans’ mental health and well-being
  • Joe Biden will increase access to mental health treatment regardless of their insurance coverage status. 

  • The Biden Administration will publish within the first 200 days in office a comprehensive public health policy to address suicide in veterans, service members, and their families.

  • Biden will work aggressively to facilitate immediate access to mental health services for veterans in crisis.

  • Joe Biden will increase access to mental health treatment regardless of their insurance coverage status. 

  • The Biden Administration will publish within the first 200 days in office a comprehensive public health policy to address suicide in veterans, service members, and their families.

  • Biden will work aggressively to facilitate immediate access to mental health services for veterans in crisis.

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