Congressman Elect Aguilar's Statement Honoring Veterans Day
November 11, 2014
San Bernardino, CA – Today, Congressman Elect Pete Aguilar (CA-31) released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day:
“As Americans it is our responsibility to honor the tremendous bravery and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans each and everyday by providing them with the highest quality healthcare, job training and transition counseling when they return home. But Veterans Day is a special day when we can come together as a community to say thank you, highlight their service and honor the men and women who have put it all on the line to fight for our values and keep us safe.
“This Veterans Day, as a newly elected member of Congress, I am pledging to honor the veterans in San Bernardino County by doing all that I can and working with others in Congress to improve the VA and fight for jobs. Today, tomorrow and from now on, let’s make a commitment to keep the promises we have made to our nation’s veterans.”
Pete Aguilar is a small business owner, the Mayor of Redlands and the newly elected representative for California’s 31st Congressional District. He is a strong advocate for economic growth and fairness in the Inland Empire, a leader who has reached across party lines to serve the best interests of middle-class families in San Bernardino County.