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November 9, 2017 Press Release
“On Veterans Day, we set aside time to honor the service of the courageous women and men who have served as soldiers, sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and in the Merchant Marine. At the same time, we reflect on the tremendous sacrifices made by their family and loved ones."
May 26, 2017 Press Release
As we observe Memorial Day, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. We keep faith with the families, loved ones, comrades, and friends that they have left behind.
November 29, 2016 Statements For the Record

Mr. Speaker, my dear friend, Frank J. Indihar, MD passed away on October 23, 2016. He leaves a legacy of both medical excellence and committed service to my community, the state of Minnesota, and our nation.

November 10, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement ahead of the observance of Veterans Day on Nov. 11:

“For more than 200 years, the United States Armed Forces have bravely served and sacrificed to protect the ideals that we value and the freedoms that we cherish as Americans.

October 6, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) applauded a $100,000 grant to the New Brighton-based Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute to train law enforcement officers to de-escalate situations involving military veterans in crisis.

May 30, 2016 Press Release

On Monday, Congresswoman Betty McCollum attended Memorial Day ceremonies hosted by the American Legion Post 39 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Arthur O. Haukland Post 1350 at Lakeview and Evergreen Cemeteries in North St. Paul, as well as the Sailors Lost at Sea Memorial ceremony hosted by the Keep Zimmer Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1782 in White Bear Lake. 

November 12, 2014 Press Release

Saint Paul, MN –Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) attended the State of Minnesota Veterans Day ceremony at the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs in Inver Grove Heights, where she delivered the following remarks:

“It is an honor to join you this Veterans Day. Nearly 400,000 veterans call the great state of Minnesota home and we are proud of you – you are our family, our friends and our neighbors. 

May 23, 2014 Press Release

Each year on Memorial Day, we pause from our busy lives and take time to remember the brave men and women who have given their lives in the service of our country. Throughout our nation’s history, the men and women of our Armed Forces have defended our nation and helped to ensure peace and stability around the globe. Those brave Americans who have died in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, and in Iraq deserve to be honored and remembered this Memorial Day.

November 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04), co-chairs of the Congressional Native American Caucus, participated in a ceremony today that honored Native American code talkers with the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor. Medals were presented to members of 25 tribes today, and additional tribal nations will be honored as their medals are finalized. The Representatives released a joint statement in honor of the historic occasion:

November 8, 2013 Press Release

 St. Paul, MN – Congresswoman McCollum released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which falls on Monday, November 11.  On Veterans Day she will be speaking at the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program in Inver Grove Heights.