Veterans

Congressman David Scott Denounces Dangerous Republican Tax Reform Bill

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in strong opposition to the Republican tax reform bill. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Madam Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Neal. I appreciate this time. My heart is heavy tonight, and it is heavy because we are faced with the absolute, most dangerous, destructive, and…

Congressman David Scott Announces Availability of 2017-18 Military Academy Congressional Nomination Applications

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the availability of applications for students interested in receiving a congressional nomination for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military or Naval Academy. “Having the privilege to nominate Thirteenth District students to attend the U.S. Military Academies is one of my most important and rewarding responsibilities,”…

Scott Raises Awareness for Alarming Veterans Suicide Rates

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in a bipartisan effort to raise awareness for Veterans Suicide Prevention. Click here to watch video of Congressman Scott’s remarks. “Ladies and gentlemen of the Nation who are listening or watching us on C-SPAN, I want to impress that we have exactly, right now, 40,000 soldiers--veterans--who…

Douglas Neighbor Newspaper: Service to country bigger draw than baseball for Douglas academy appointee

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Tristan Capocci likely was looking at a chance to play professional or college baseball after his recent high school graduation — except for another opportunity he believed had a greater purpose. Capocci, 18, accepted both an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy and an offer to play baseball for the Annapolis, Maryland, military institution. The Villa Rica resident also will be…

Scott Statement on Memorial Day

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Congressman David Scott (GA-13) released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day: “On this Memorial Day, we honor those who have not only served our country, but laid down their lives in the name of liberty.  As citizens of this great nation, we live each and every day through prosperity and freedom. We wake up with the peace-of-mind that we are free to make…

Congressman David Scott to Host 14th Annual Jobs Fair

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Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 14th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center.  145 of Georgia’s top employers will be recruiting job seekers to fill over 6,000 openings and include the complete list of participants below. Register here now! Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair will…

Congressman David Scott to honor Thirteenth District students at 2017 Military Academy Ceremony

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On Saturday, February 4, 2017, Congressman David Scott will host a special ceremony to honor 29 exceptional students from Georgia’s Thirteenth Congressional District with nominations to attend one of our nation’s esteemed military service academies.  WHO:         Congressman David Scott; representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Military…

Clayton News Daily: Jonesboro honors veterans

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By Joe Adgie Updated Nov 11, 2016 JONESBORO — America’s veterans were honored Friday at a moving Veteran’s Day ceremony at Lee Street Park. The event, which featured U.S. Rep. David Scott as a guest speaker, honored living veterans of every conflict since World War II and every branch of the military. Joy Day, Jonesboro mayor, said the event was about valuing those that have served…

Congressman David Scott to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Veterans Day Service

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On Friday, November 11, 2016, Congressman David Scott will join leaders from the Jonesboro VFW Post 6330 Auxiliary, Jonesboro American Legion, city of Jonesboro and Clayton County to honor the service and sacrifice of 21.4 million American veterans across the country, including 751,763 in Georgia. WHO:        Congressman David…

Congressman David Scott Announces Availability of 2016 Military Academy Congressional Nomination Applications

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Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced the availability of applications for students interested in receiving a congressional nomination for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military or Naval Academy. “Having the privilege to nominate Thirteenth District students to attend the U.S. Military Academies is one of my most important and rewarding responsibilities,”…