Veterans plan another rally in Washington - WRBL

Veterans plan another rally in Washington

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -

Veterans and service organizations plan to rally again in Washington against the government shutdown Tuesday.

Foreign wars, disabled American veterans and many others will start at the national World War II memorial Tuesday morning.

Officials from these groups say there is a lot of frustration and uncertainty as the shutdown continues, such as among veterans who receive disability and GI bill benefits and survivors who rely on survivor benefits.

The Department of Veterans Affairs has said it would not be able to pay benefits if the government stayed closed through the end of month.

Jessi Mitchell

Jessi joined the WRBL news team in October 2012 after working as a freelance production assistant for MTV Networks in Los Angeles.
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