More on Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Apr 13, 2012

Thomas M. Forstmeier of Bellefonte Accepts Fully Qualified Appointment to Naval Academy

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today proudly announced the Fully Qualified Appointment of Thomas M. Forstmeier of Bellefonte, Pa., to the U.S. Naval Academy...

Feb 24, 2012

Thompson Sends Letter to Defense Secretary Urging Full Utilization of STEP Act in Achieving Goals of Recently-released DoD-VA Joint Stategic Plan

The letter emphasizes the aim and objectives of the law, as well as the critical roll the new law can play in meeting the goals of the recently released DoD-VA Joint Strategic Plan...

Dec 14, 2011

Thompson Bill Included in Final National Defense Policy Agreement, Provisions Praised by Army Leadership

Following today’s passage, General Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, specifically praised inclusion of the STEP Act provisions...

May 29, 2011

Cutting Red Tape: Defense Bill Rider Encourages Telemedicine (National Journal)

A quiet rider on the Defense authorization bill passed by the House on Thursday should make it easier for veterans to get mental health treatment--and perhaps other types of medical care as well, its sponsor says...

May 28, 2011

STEP Act would expand health care options for military (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

A mere 387 words make up the STEP Act, but the legislation drafted by U.S. Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson is poised to aid tens of thousands of veterans nationwide...