Veterans protesting; No benefits if shutdown continues through month
Veterans are planning another protest Tuesday, according to CNN.
A military coalition including 33 of the nation’s leading veterans and uniformed service organizations will stage a major event pushing for an end to the government shutdown.
Several sources have confirmed the event will be at the National World War II Memorial.
Officials from these groups said there is a lot of frustration and uncertainty as the shutdown continues.
Veterans who receive disability and G.I. Bill benefits and survivors who rely on those benefits are especially concerned.
The Department of Veteran’s Affairs said it will not be able to pay benefits if the government remains closed through the end of the month.