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At GOP & DNC Conventions, @IAVA Calls For Candidates to Focus on Top 5 Issues Facing New Vets: @TomTarantino

TAMPA, FL – Today, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), the nation's first and largest nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, called on leaders at the 2012 Republican National Convention to outline a concrete campaign agenda which addresses the most urgent education, employment and mental health issues impacting America’s new veterans and their families. From August 27th to 30th , IAVA will attend the RNC Convention in Tampa, Florida to educate political leaders, delegates and American voters on measures to best support Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. IAVA will also be represented at the DNC Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina from September 4th to 8th. IAVA’s Chief Policy Officer and Iraq veteran Tom Tarantino will be available for media on the ground at both conventions. “As the GOP Convention kicks off, Americans are fi...

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