Veterans

Our veterans serve a whole career, volunteer to fight our wars, and spend countless months and years away from their families. We must maintain the promises we gave them when they volunteered. To do otherwise is a breach of contract.

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March 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Don Bacon (NE-02)  a nearly 30-year veteran and member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced bipartisan legislation with Representatives Michael Waltz (FL-06) and Seth Moulton (MA-06) that would increase benefits for Gold Star families.

November 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week the House Veterans Affairs Committee held the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to task during an oversight hearing regarding GI Bill payment delays.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— In a strong show of support for our nation’s veterans, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) voted on September 13 in favor of the Department of Veterans Affairs appropriations bill. This historic bill includes $86.5 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $5 billion above the 2018 fiscal year. It was passed by the House and Senate and is awaiting the President’s signature.

September 14, 2018 Press Release

Bipartisan bill would authorize grants for Veterans Resource Centers to advise, assist, and support military-connected students 

November 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement after his first bill, H.R. 3897 the Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act passed on the House floor:

October 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Monday, October 2, 2017, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) introduced H.R. 3897, the Gold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act of 2017, which would fill in the gaps of current support laws for Gold Star families. 

July 12, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC (JULY 12, 2017) -- Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE 2nd District), who is a retired Air Force Brigadier General, was honored last night at a Capitol Hill reception for generals in Congress hosted by the nonpartisan organization Mission: Readiness. 

Congressman Bacon was presented with a plaque in appreciation of his service to the country and Nebraska.

June 9, 2017 Page

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June 9, 2017 Page

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April 19, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the public-private partnership that will fund a new ambulatory care clinic at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Omaha:

“I want to thank the non-profit Heritage Services and the Veterans Affairs Department for coming together on this first-of-its-kind project in which government funds will be combined with private funds to deliver the care our veterans need and deserve.