Reeves nomination hearing held by Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs

Reeves nomination hearing held by Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs

Washington – On October 4, the Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs held a hearing on the nomination of Randy Reeves to the post of Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Memorial Affairs.  President Trump nominated Reeves to the post on September 1.

Y’all Politics reports that Reeves testified that, if confirmed, he will “work tirelessly to ensure our Veterans and their families receive the honor, service and compassion they deserve and have earned.”

“I am acutely aware that, if confirmed, I will be ultimately responsible for the care and service provided to Veterans and families during what is, arguably, the most difficult time in their lives; a responsibility I take very seriously,” Reeves said.

Randy Reeves. Photo courtesy of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs.

Randy Reeves. Photo courtesy of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs.

Reeves currently serves as Executive Director of the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board and serves as President of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs. Reeves is a Peru State alumnus and served at Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, NE.

“Commander (Retired), Reeves is a Gulf War Veteran with service during Operation Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom. He retired in 2008 with 27 years of service,” according to the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA).

Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi told Y’all Politics, “Randy Reeves has distinguished himself in Mississippi and around the nation for his determination and dedication to veterans. The job for which he has been nominated is important to our veterans and their families.”

“I look forward to his nomination coming before the Senate for confirmation.”

Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi adds, “Randy Reeves has demonstrated his commitment to our military and our veterans throughout his distinguished career in uniform and public service.”

“He is well-equipped to bring positive change to the Department of Veteran Affairs, given his eight years of experience on the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board. I am hopeful that the Senate will confirm his nomination quickly so he can get right to work for our nation’s veterans.”

The full article from Y’all Politics can be found at http://yallpolitics.com/index.php/yp/post/48010

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Thank you to Y’all Politics for their reporting.  Y’all Politics describes themselves as “Mississippi’s leading conservative news, analysis and commentary aggregator since 2004.”

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