In recognition of her advocacy for Veterans, Senator Janet Nguyen was honored today by the Vietnam Veterans of America, California State Council (VVA-CSC) as their 2017 Legislator of the Year. According to the VVA-CSC, this special recognition is given to legislators who support California Veterans and their families. The award was presented to Senator Nguyen at the State Capitol during the VVA-CSC Annual Capitol Legislative Day.
“I am humbled to receive this recognition from the hands of the brave Veterans who more than four decades ago, fought to defend the principles of freedom and democracy alongside South Vietnamese soldiers like my father,” said Senator Janet Nguyen. “As a member of a military family and as an advocate, I am proud to promote and protect the interests of our Veterans so that they may receive the care and services they rightly earned.”
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