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December 25, 2013

Mullin Statement on Native American Veterans’ Memorial Amendments Act

PRYOR, OK — Mullin Statement on Native American Veterans’ Memorial Amendments Act

Rep. Markwayne Mullin made the following statement after the Senate passed his bill, H.R. 2319, the Native American Veterans’ Memorial Amendments Act of 2013 on Dec. 20.

“Oklahoma is rich in Native American heritage and Congress took another step in recognizing the sacrifice given by countless veterans throughout Indian Country. With Senate passage of H.R. 2319, our Native Americans can now have a proper memorial in their honor. The stories their lives tell play a significant role in the history of our nation. It was truly a privilege to sponsor this legislation and I look forward to its signature into law.”

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