“We have several purposes tonight,” Willis said. “One is to reach out to veterans and their families. If you are a Vietnam veteran, we remain committed to an entire generation who got to a slow start when they got back — and we’re still catching up.”
Another goal is to get Senate Bill 1602 passed, which is the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Family Support Act of 2013 said Mokie Pratt Porter, VVA director of communications. Porter is hosting town halls across the country as part of a public awareness campaign.