President Obama is delivering on his commitment to support our veterans. It’s been nine years since our troops crossed the border into Iraq. Now that the last of the troops have left that country, take a look at just five ways President Obama is ensuring our veterans have jobs, quality health care, a chance at an education, and all the other services and opportunities they deserve.
President Obama implemented and improved the most comprehensive veterans benefits for education since the original G.I. Bill of 1944. [Source: LA Times]
The President signed the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act two years ago, improving care for 1.8 million women who served in the Armed Forces. [Source: White House]
The President signed two tax credits into law—the Returning Heroes Tax Credit and the Wounded Warriors Tax Credit—which encourage businesses to hire veterans and those with disabilities. [Source: White House]
He also called for the creation of a Veterans Jobs Corps that will put up to 20,000 veterans back to work. [Source: White House]
President Obama will boost the Veterans Affairs budget to ensure that veterans receive timely access to the quality health care and services they’ve earned. [Source: Washington Post]