With Honor Action Applauds Veterans Reps. Jason Crow and Mike Gallagher’s Bipartisan Bill to Authorize Space on the National Mall for a Memorial to Honor Those Who Served in America’s Longest Active Conflict
CHARLOTTE, NC–With Honor Action urges swift passage of Representatives Jason Crow (D-CO) and Mike Gallagher’s (R-WI) bipartisan Global War on Terrorism Memorial Location Act. This bill would authorize the establishment of a memorial for service members and civil servants of the Global War on Terrorism in the Reserve section of the National Mall. The proposed locations outlined in the bill include:Constitution Gardens, West Potomac Park and the JFK Hockey Fields. With Honor CEO and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Rye Barcott released the following statement regarding the endorsement:
“In this moment of extraordinary national division, it’s a welcome change to see Republicans and Democrats work together on a mission that matters. Global War on Terrorismveterans and Members of Congress MikeGallagher and Jason Crow are leading this mission to build a living memorial that will honor millions of Americans who served in the armed forces and our federal agencies in the global war on terror. These American patriots and the families who supported them over the past 18 years of war represent the very best of our country. This memorial will honor them, as well as educate and inspire future generations of Americans to serve our great nation.”
### With Honor is a cross-partisan movement focused on supporting military veterans who want to work across the aisle and put principles before politics while serving again in Congress. With Honor’s advisory board includes post-9/11 veterans and Gold Star family members — Chris Howard, Ryan Manion, and Medal of Honor Recipient Florent Groberg — as well as prominent American leaders such as Secretary George Shultz, Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Michael Mullen, Michèle Flournoy, and David Gergen. With Honor Action is a 501(c)(4), which serves as the organization’s policy and social-welfare arm. With Honor has an affiliated federally registered “super PAC” called With Honor Fund.