SMC Veterans Support Lt. Col. Tammy Duckworth
Guest Speaker Lt. Col. Tammy Duckworth
Thursday, September 27, 2012, 11:15 a.m. at Main Stage
Sponsor by the SMC Associates. Free Admission, seating is on a first-arrival basis.
Candidate for Congress from Illinois' 8th Congressional District and Purple Heart recipient is a Black Hawk pilot who lost both legs after being shot down in Iraq, is the former Direct of the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, and was appointed in 2009 by President Obama to be Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, where she oversaw the VA's efforts to end veteran homelessness, led initiatives for female veterans, and increased accessibility and accountability.
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