VETERANS CRISIS LINE: 800-273-8255 AND PRESS 1 (ALWAYS CONFIDENTIAL)
Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the Department of Defense is expanding access to military commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare and recreation facilities for certain Veterans and caregivers. Those eligible for access include all service-connected Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former Prisoners of War (POW), and those approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible Veterans. To acquire the in-person privileged access, all eligible Veterans must obtain a Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC) - i.e. be in VA Healthcare.
Fort Carson's Commissary is at 1551 Prussman Blvd
Air Force Academy Commissary, 5126 Community Center Dr.
Peterson AFB, 1040 E. Stewart Avenue
SPONSOR: Senator Bennet
S.666 HUBS for Veterans Act of 2019
This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 5, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
CO-SPONSOR: Senator Bennet
S.Con.Res. 23 A concurrent resolution honoring the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge fought during World War II, recognizing the valiant efforts of the Allied Forces in December 1944, and remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice, all of which contributed to the Allied victory in the European Theater.
S.Res. 220 A resolution designating the month of June 2019 as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month” and June 27, 2019, as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day”.
S. 1991 Restore Honor to Service Members Act
S. 1789 Military Justice Improvement Act of 2019
S. 1370 Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act
S. 1195 Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
S. 1039 Prevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2019
S. 1049 Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2019
S. 791 GI Education Benefits Fairness Act of 2019
S. 622 Military Widow’s Tax Elimination Act of 2019
S. 319 Women Veterans and Families Health Services Act of 2019
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