Allred Travels Overseas During Thanksgiving To Visit Troops

December 2, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) spent last week visiting with women and men in uniform serving overseas as part of a Congressional Delegation of members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The delegation spent their Thanksgiving week in Kuwait and Afghanistan meeting with service members, military leaders and State Department officials.


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Allred with House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Members visiting troops in Kuwait and Afghanistan
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“I am so thankful for our men and women in uniform, and the many selfless sacrifices they make in service to our nation while away from their loved ones,” said Allred. “It was truly an honor to travel with my Veterans’ Affairs Committee colleagues to thank our service members in person, to hear their stories of service and to share a Thanksgiving meal. Our nation owes these individuals a debt of gratitude, and I will always work to keep our promise to all our veterans and active duty members of the armed forces.”

Allred was joined on the trip by House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41), Reps. Connor Lamb (PA-17), Haley Stevens (MI-11), and Lauren Underwood (IL-14).