The Master Sergeant Leroy Arthur Petry Chapter of the Association of the United States Army has awarded Senator Janet Nguyen the 2017 Legislator of the Year Award. The award, which recognizes Senator Nguyen’s excellence in leadership and longstanding support for Veterans, was presented to Senator Nguyen at the State Capitol.

“To be recognized by an association that represents Veterans who have given of themselves to serve our country means a lot to me both professionally and personally,” said Senator Janet Nguyen. “I accept this award with great humility and with a commitment to continue to serve as a voice for California’s Veterans, Servicemembers and their families.”

Senator Nguyen serves on the Governor’s Military Council, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee,, and is a proud member of a military family. She represents the Long Beach Veterans Hospital, the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, and the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.

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