Veterans

Our brave and loyal troops put their lives on the line for our country. When they return home, we owe them a debt of gratitude that can never truly be repaid. Rep. Horsford is committed to ensuring that veterans have access to high-quality education, health care, affordable housing, and the services to transition back to civilian life.

Families of veterans, too, deserve recognition for the sacrifices they make. 

For more information about Congressman Horsford's work to support veterans, please call 702-963-9360. Our office can assist with VA inquiries and other services.

If you are a veteran and are having suicidal thoughts, please contact the Department of Veteran Affairs suicide prevention hotline. You can learn more by clicking this link or calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and then pressing "1." 

 

More on Veterans

May 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford joined his colleagues in the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) to hear final report recommendations from the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service. This was Congressman Horsford’s first official hearing as the newest member of the committee.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement on his appointment to the House Armed Services Committee:

March 25, 2021 Press Release

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NEV. — Today, Congressman Steven Horsford visited Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada’s Fourth District and participated in a briefing with acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth on our nation’s defense and training capabilities, including the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) and Red Flag exercises.

February 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer filed a FY 2021 Joint Budget Resolution to help Congress quickly pass much-needed COVID-19 relief, Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement:

January 28, 2021 In The News

Clark County Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick on Thursday drew a parallel between the sluggish rollout of vaccines to how local officials administered COVID-19 testing: Start small and then ramp up.

“It’s the same scenario,” she said during a virtual briefing with reporters alongside Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev.

January 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — After the bipartisan confirmation of General Lloyd Austin to be the nation’s new Secretary of Defense, Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement:

January 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.— Today, Congressman Steven Horsford issued the following statement on the House vote to grant Secretary-designate General Lloyd Austin a waiver to serve as Secretary of Defense. If confirmed by the Senate, Secretary-designate General Austin would be the first African American leader of the Defense Department. 

December 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steven Horsford voted in favor of H.R. 133 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, an omnibus spending package to responsibly fund the government and invest in critical priorities.

December 18, 2020 In The News

For now, more acres of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge as well as other public and Tribal lands in Nevada have been spared from military bombing and destruction.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Steven Horsford Votes in Favor of the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act
 

Washington, DC -- Today, Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-04) voted in favor of the passage of the joint Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Congressman Horsford led the charge to ensure the military funding bill did not allow for the expansion of the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) into the sensitive public lands surrounding the installation, most notably the Desert National Wildlife Refuge.