Veterans focus of congressman's visit to M-F on Thursday


MILTON-FREEWATER -- Returning veterans will be the focus of a visit Thursday by U.S. Rep. Greg Walden.

The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 24, 424 N.E. Eighth Ave.

Walden will meet with veterans advocates and service providers to discuss efforts to reinforce the support network for returning members of the Oregon National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment.

At 3 p.m. Walden will be at the Nursery Bridge drop structure to receive a briefing on the levee damage and repair efforts from the Milton-Freewater Water Control District. A Walla Walla Army Corps of Engineers official will be on hand as well.


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