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  • Congressman Cuellar Condemns Continued Long Wait Times at South Texas Veterans Health Care System
    Posted in Press Release on October 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Health Care

    Today Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) condemned the continued long wait times for veterans seeking health care at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio. More than a year after news first broke of deaths caused by long waits for care at the Phoenix, Arizona, Veterans Health Administration facilities, veterans in the San Antonio region are still waiting unreasonably long times to receive the care they deserve for their service. According to a letter sent to Secretary of Ve... Read more

  • MY HARLINGEN NEWS: Congressman Cuellar Announces Winner from American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards
    Posted in In The News on September 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Congressman Cuellar Announces Winner from American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards Military Dog of the Year, Rambo, is from Converse, Texas WASHINGTON — Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced today that Rambo, a military working dog from his district, took home the American Humane Association’s prize for Military Dog of the Year Saturday night at the Annual Hero Dog Awards in Los Angeles. Rambo was a finalist for the grand prize of 2015 American Hero Dog. Rambo, from Converse, near S... Read more

  • Congressman Cuellar Announces Winner from American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards
    Posted in Press Release on September 21, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) announced today that Rambo, a military working dog from his district, took home the American Humane Association’s prize for Military Dog of the Year Saturday night at the Annual Hero Dog Awards in Los Angeles. Rambo was a finalist for the grand prize of 2015 American Hero Dog. Rambo, from Converse, near San Antonio, served in the Marine Corps from January 2011 to April 2012 as an explosive detection military working dog based out of Cherry Point, North Carolin... Read more

  • MARKET WATCH: Smallest Dog Wins Nation's Biggest Prize As Chihuahua Clinches Top Title Of "American Hero Dog" At The 2015 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards®
    Posted in In The News on September 20, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Smallest Dog Wins Nation's Biggest Prize As Chihuahua Clinches Top Title Of "American Hero Dog" At The 2015 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards® Military Dogs category ( sponsored by the RIMADYL K-9 Courage Program™ from Zoetis) WINNER: Rambo (Converse, TX) – Sgt. Rambo served in the Marine Corps from January 2011-April 2012 as an explosive detection MWD based out of Cherry Point, N.C. While on active duty, Rambo conducted 994 hours of training and 622 missions on base and in his local c... Read more

  • EL SINODAL DE TAMAULIPAS: BUSCAN APOYAR CON MEJOR ATENCION MEDICA A LOS VETERANOS DEL VALLE
    Posted in In The News on September 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans, Health Care

    Por: Salvador Aquino Rdz./ EL SINODAL DE TAMAULIPAS Reynosa, Tam.- El Congresista Henry Cuellar conjuntamente con el gobernador de Texas Greg Abbott asi como con el senador John Cornyn, el representante Rubén Hinojosa y el diputado Filiberto Vela se reunieron con veteranos del Valle de tejas para discutir temas de salud Esta reunión se llevó a cabo en la ciudad de Mc Allen con el Departamento de Asuntos de Veteranos (VA) Secretario Robert McDonald para discutir cuestiones relacionadas con la ate... Read more

  • YOUR VALLEY VOICE: UTRGV looks to expand partnerships to provide health care for veterans
    Posted in In The News on September 17, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    UTRGV looks to expand partnerships to provide health care for veterans HARLINGEN – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are looking into ways they can collaborate to improve healthcare access for area veterans. The UTRGV Regional Academic Health Center was the venue Monday morning for two roundtable discussions – one with community leaders and another with veterans. The event was hosted by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, with the participation of Texas Gov... Read more

  • KGNS: Cuellar meets with V.A. secretary in the Valley
    Posted in In The News on September 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Cuellar meets with V.A. secretary in the Valley Posted: Wed 7:43 PM, Sep 16, 2015 By: Justin J. Reyes LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) - Congressman Henry Cuellar met with the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs about improving healthcarein South Texas. The group toured the V.A. facility in Harlingen, which is part of the samenetwork as the V.A. clinic in Laredo. They also talked to staff from the UTRGV's smart hospital and talked about upcoming plans for a new medical school in area. The V.A. secret... Read more

  • KXOF NEWS: Texas leaders address veteran’s concerns
    Posted in In The News on September 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    KXOF News 09/16/2015 11:43 AM Congressman Henry Cuellar along with Governor Greg Abbott and Senator John Cornyn visited Harlingen and McAllen to met to discuss issues relaing to veteran health care. VIDEO: http://www.mylaredofox.com/2015/09/16/texas-leaders-address-veterans-concerns/ Read more

  • RIO GRANDE GUARDIAN: VA Secretary McDonald’s RGV visit in Pictures
    Posted in In The News on September 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    VA Secretary McDonald’s RGV visit in Pictures HARLINGEN, RGV – Rio Grande Valley veterans finally got to meet the head of the VA on Monday when cabinet secretary Robert McDonald visited Harlingen and McAllen. Valley veterans’ leaders have been pressing for such a meeting for many years. The visit was organized by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, who accompanied McDonald on visits to the Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Harlingen, the UT-Rio Grande Valley Regional Academic Health Center, the Mc... Read more

  • TEXAS BORDER BUSINESS: Rep. Cuellar Discusses Veteran Health Care During Valley Tour
    Posted in In The News on September 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Supporting Veterans

    Rep. Cuellar Discusses Veteran Health Care During Valley Tour Texas Border Business VA Sec. McDonald, Gov. Abbot and Congressional Delegation visit Harlingen and McAllen to Tour VA Hospital and Meet with Local Veterans McALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), along with Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX-15), Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX-34) and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott met with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald to discuss issues rela... Read more