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President of the United States
Joseph Biden
Donald J. Trump
Howie Hawkins
Jo Jorgensen

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Biden will work aggressively to update the federal workforce compensation framework for service members so that the government leads the way in ensuring hard-working families can attain a middle class life, and he will support legislation which will, in the meantime, provide an additional allowance for military families living below the poverty line.

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[Biden will] reduce delays and errors in claims processing and in scheduling the medical exams necessary for veterans to complete their disability claims.

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[Biden will] invest in improving human resource and management practices across the VA to strengthen the customer experience for our veterans and deliver services more efficiently.

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The Biden Administration will enforce a comprehensive and standardized tenant Bill of Rights for all military families, and as advocates have rightly demanded, ensure U.S. Department of Defense senior leadership enforces compliance.

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Biden will commission research and develop solutions to support the increase of time between Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves while ensuring we meet targets for Operational and Personnel Tempo in order to meet our national security demands.

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[Biden will] ensure careful implementation of the Forever GI Bill so that veterans receive the educational benefits they have earned on time.

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[Biden will] develop best-practice guidelines for supporting veterans in higher education to assist higher education institutions to improve graduation rates among GI Bill recipients and provide financial incentivizes for campuses that follow guidelines and transparently report their outcomes.

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Biden will establish the right balance of VA care and purchased care, region by region, based on veteran needs, existing VA capacity, and availability of market alternatives. Work with Congress to eliminate co-pays for preventive health care for veterans, which can create unnecessary barriers to seeking basic preventive care.

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Biden will ensure that caregivers of active duty service members receive adequate professional and peer support, including competent mental health care, financial readiness training, and transition support throughout the rehabilitation timeline (whether that is leading to the service member’s medical retirement or a return to duty).

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Biden will ensure that caregivers of active duty service members receive adequate professional and peer support, including competent mental health care, financial readiness training, and transition support throughout the rehabilitation timeline (whether that is leading to the service member’s medical retirement or a return to duty).

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Biden will direct the U.S. Department of Defense to allow transgender service members to serve openly, receive needed medical treatment, and be free from discrimination.

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Biden will ensure that each VA Medical Center has at least one full-time women’s primary care physician; and, within 200 days of taking office, make available a women veterans training module for community health care providers.

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While in office, President Trump has worked with Congress to increase defense spending, reverse the defense sequester, expand our military capacity, and modernize its capabilities.

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In 2017, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act of FY2018 which increased the size of the American Armed Forces for the first time in seven years and authorized nearly $700 billion annually for U.S. defense expenditures.

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President Trump announced the creation of the United States Space Force as a new branch of the military.

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President Trump elevated the U.S. Cyber Command into a major warfighting command, to advance U.S. efforts in cyberspace.

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President Trump ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airbase after the Assad regime used it to launch chemical weapons attacks against civilians and prevented further chemical weapons attacks by announcing detection of their preparation and warning Syria that they would be struck again if the attacks were carried out.

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President Trump signed the Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act to allow senior officials in the Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) to fire failing employees and establish safeguards to protect whistleblowers.

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In August 2017, after passing Congress unanimously, President Trump signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act, streamlining the lengthy process that veterans undergo when appealing disability benefits claims with the Veterans Affairs.

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The Trump Administration signed the Military Housing Privatization Initiative Tenant Bill of Rights, fulfilling the President’s promise to support military families.

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The Trump administration announced that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership rose by more than 22%, with 175,000 military spouses securing jobs through the program.

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In August 2017, the President signed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, providing educational benefits to veterans, service members, and their family members, including tuition, fees, books, housing, and additional costs.

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In June 2018, President Trump signed The VA MISSION Act, which works to integrate the VA healthcare system and modernize it for the 21st century while providing Veterans with more choices in their healthcare options, whether from VA doctors or the community.

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In April 2019, the VA Announced a major expansion of its telehealth offerings in order to provide veterans living in rural or remote areas with the best possible care.

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[Hawkins will] end Endless Wars [and] bring US troops home.

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[Hawkins will] cut the Military Budget by 75%.

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I am proposing an American military force ready and able to defend the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and all U.S. territories against foreign attackers or invaders.

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It’s time to bring America to peace. It’s time for America to stop participating in foreign wars. We must stop inserting ourselves in them.

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