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June 8, 2016 Press Release

Fleischmann Meets HonorAir Veterans

Washington, D.C.— Today Congressman Chuck Fleischmann welcomed veterans with HonorAir Knoxville to Washington.  The veterans are in the nation’s capital visiting the monuments built in their honor.

“As the son of a World War II veteran, I learned firsthand that our veterans are brave, hard-working and the backbone of our great nation.  The veterans I was fortunate enough to meet today were no exception,” said Fleischmann. 

May 31, 2016 In The News
"What's great about America is that when we lose one, we take the time — and we must always take the time — to honor that sacrifice," Fleischmann said. "All are special."
May 7, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., who invited Neller to the parade in his Third District, said he was proud of the way Chattanooga citizens came together after the Chattanooga attacks.
May 4, 2016 Press Release

Fleischmann and Commandant Neller
Host Media Opportunity Before Armed Forces Day Parade

Washington, D.C.— Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and General Robert B. Neller, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, invite members of the media to a press conference on Friday, May 6, 2016, before they attend Chattanooga’s Armed Forces Day Parade.  The Congressman and Commandant will give remarks and provide an opportunity for a brief Q&A session.      

April 22, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann said Friday he's encouraged by the Navy's response to the request to name a ship the USS Chattanooga in honor of the five servicemen slain in a terrorist attack in the East Tennessee city last summer.
March 30, 2016 In The News
Chuck Fleischmann, presented a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to all McMinn County Vietnam veterans.
March 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In a letter today to Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus, U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and U.S. Representatives Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) and Tom Graves (R-Ga.) asked the U.S. Navy to give “all due consideration to honoring the five servicemembers killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 16, 2015 by naming an appropriate naval vessel the USS Chattanooga.”

March 18, 2016 In The News
Members of Congress from Tennessee and Georgia have asked the Navy to name a ship the USS Chattanooga in honor of five servicemen killed in a terrorist attack in the East Tennessee city last summer.
February 26, 2016 In The News
Wartburg may not be the first place on the list for many politicians, but it was on Friday for Congressman Chuck Fleishmann, who made the trip to honor a fallen veteran from the Mossy Grove community.
July 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON− The House of Representatives passed legislation to authorize funding for a new lease and expanded Veterans Affairs clinic in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This veterans’ package has been approved by the House and Senate Conference Committee. This expansion of the VA clinic in Hamilton County is the fourth huge victory for veterans in the third district this year.