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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 7, 2008

Fact Sheet: The Bush Administration Has Provided Unprecedented Support for Our Veterans
On The Anniversary Of Pearl Harbor, Administration Recognizes Important Steps Forward In Keeping Our Promise To Veterans And Their Families

     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans

"One of the things I have treasured the most is to be the Commander-in-Chief of men and women of courage and character and decency."
President George W. Bush (December 6, 2008)

Today, on the 67th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, all members of the military, past and present, and their families deserve to be honored for their service, courage, and sacrifice to protect our Nation and make the world a safer place. President Bush has remained committed to ensuring all veterans receive the care and support they need from the Federal government. Under his leadership, the Administration has:

Dramatically Increased Funding To Support And Care For Those Who Have Served Our Nation


Improved Care And Services For Wounded Warriors

Ensured Those Who Have Served Our Country Receive The Benefits They Deserve

"The President has done his job since the first day he
took office on behalf of veterans."
Senator John Warner (R_VA)(Sept. 20 2004)

Worked To Decrease The Number Of Homeless Veterans

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