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  • Carter Introduces Legislation to Protect Veterans from Federal Military Service Deposit Errors
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (R-Ga.) introduced legislation today to protect American veterans from military service deposit errors made by federal agencies. The Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act authorizes federal agencies that make a mistake in calculating military service deposits and pensions to pay the incorrectly accrued interest on behalf of veteran employees. "I introduced this legislation because I have heard from veterans faced with this unacceptable problem," ... Read more

  • Carter Applauds Passage of VA Accountability Measure
    Posted in Press Releases on June 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) today applauded House passage of legislation to allow for the removal of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees for poor performance or misconduct. "America’s veterans put everything on the line to protect our freedom and they deserve the best possible care when returning home," said Carter. "However, the VA is not providing the care our veterans deserve. A serious contributing factor to this problem is the inability to hold VA employees accounta... Read more

  • House Approves Measure to Hold VA Employees Accountable
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) acted today to hold employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) accountable for their actions. With Carter's support, the United States House of Representatives approved legislation to make it easier to fire VA employees for performance or misconduct. "As I travel across the First District of Georgia, I continue to hear the same disturbing message - the VA is failing our veterans," said Carter. "American heroes are waiting weeks, months, and ev... Read more

  • Carter Congratulates Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field on Army Communities of Excellence Gold Award
    Posted in Press Releases on June 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Defense, Veterans

    Today, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter (GA-01) joined the United States Army at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. to award Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield with the Army Communities of Excellence (ACOE) Gold Award. “The award today proves what we’ve always known; Fort Stewart and Hunter are without a doubt the best army installations in the nation,” Carter said. “This award recognizes not only the best performing installation, but also the best community in the Army. As the Army considers... Read more