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February 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, testified before the Military Construction/ Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee in the U.S. Capitol building this morning to speak on the needs and discrepancies in care for our veterans in American Samoa.

February 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Thursday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, and her fellow colleagues on the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health hosted a roundtable meeting with the national veterans’ service organizations (VSO’s) on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning to discuss the legislative goals and priorities for our nation’s veterans in the 115th Congress.

January 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement following her assignment to two Subcommittees on the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) for the 115th Congress by Committee Chairman Phil Roe (TN).

January 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement in reaction to Dr. David Shulkin being appointed to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.

I am happy to see that the President-elect has chosen Dr. David Shulkin to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Shulkin is currently serving as the Under-Secretary of Health with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and acts at the Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration in that role.

January 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement regarding the House passage of two veterans’ bills on Tuesday.

December 7, 2016 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement to observe the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, HI by Imperial Japan on December 7, 1941.

coleman and ikePearl Harbor Attack survivor Tali Peter T. Coleman meets with President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the White House Oval Office.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, took to the House Floor on Friday afternoon to express her support and pleasure of the passage of S. 1555, the Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act


Congresswoman Amata speaking on the House Floor Friday
in Support of the Filipino Veterans of WWII Congressional Gold Medal Act

November 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement regarding the House passage of six veterans’ bills on Tuesday.

November 10, 2016 Press Release

Pago Pago –Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day 2016.

Amata and Troops at Ft Jackson
Congresswoman Amata with Pacific Islander soldiers at Ft. Jackson, SC  earlier this year

September 23, 2016 Press Release

: Part of ongoing talks with VA Leadership to improve services and facilities for Veterans in American Samoa

Washington, D.C. – Friday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, met with Dr.  David Schulkin, who serves as the Deputy Under-Secretary for the Veterans Health Administration on Thursday afternoon as part of an ongoing discussion with VA leadership to see what can be done to improve the services and facilities utilized by veterans in American Samoa.