Campaigning on the backs of the Troops...

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    Friend --

    Having served in Iraq, I take note when March 19th comes around. The war began on this day in 2003.

    For nearly nine years since then, American men and women from across the country and all walks of life left their homes behind to serve their country. Some of them gave their lives. Each one of them -- and their families -- made sacrifices.

    In December, President Barack Obama stood at Fort Bragg in front of troops returning from Iraq, and said: "Welcome home."

    Hear Sharon Potter, a Purple Heart recipient, describe what it meant to her -- and then tell America's veterans that you welcome them home, too.


    After seven years of service in the U.S. Navy, I can tell you how much it will mean to veterans to see your message.

    Across the nation, and on America's military bases around the world, the end of the Iraq War was a momentous occasion. As an Iraq War vet, I'm especially proud to say that President Obama kept his promise.

    For America's returning troops, home will never be exactly as we left it, and the President and First Lady firmly believe that one of the most important parts of ending the war responsibly is standing by the side of those who fought it.

    President Obama has made it a priority to ensure that servicemembers will find jobs when they come home, and has improved the Post-9/11 GI Bill to help them -- and their families -- go to college. He's also made one of the largest increases in funding for veterans' health care in decades -- including expanding funding for the VA, and streamlining the claims process to give America's returning troops the high-quality care they have earned many times over.

    I know my fellow veterans can't hear these two powerful words enough: "Welcome home."

    Say "Welcome home" on the first March 19th since the end of the war in Iraq:

    http://my.barackobama.com/Tell-Our-Vets-Welcome-Home

    Thanks,

    Rob

    Rob Diamond
    Veterans and Military Families for Obama

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