Maj. Gen. Patrick A. Murphy, National Guard director of Strategic Plans and Policy, speaks with the Congresswoman Madeline Bordallo, for Guam, at the National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program information event at the U.S. Capitol June 16, 2016.
99% Of Congressional Staffers Have Never Served In The Military
Veterans make up a small percentage of congressional staff, which means their unique experience and perspective is often missing on Capitol Hill.
Justin Brown, the founder of HillVets, speaks during a gala event put on by the D.C. based veterans group.
Why Getting More Veterans On The Hill Is A Bipartisan Issue
An event honoring influential veterans, military members, and advocates highlighted the need for more veterans in politics.