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Latta Honors Our Nation’s Veterans

Washington, November 11, 2019 | Rebecca Card (202.225.6405)
Tags: Veterans

BOWLING GREEN, OH – Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH05) released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day:

“I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation to all veterans who have served our great country and fought at home and abroad to defend and protect the values, liberties, and freedoms we as Americans hold so dear.  Each veteran is a true hero and has made countless sacrifices in order to preserve democracy and keep Americans safe.

“Veterans made the brave choice to put their lives on the line on behalf of our country and every veteran has a unique perspective to share about their service. That is why it is my hope veterans will participate in the Library of Congress’ ‘Veterans History Project’ where their personal stories and memoires can be preserved for generations to come. The Veterans History Project will help ensure that even as time passes, the firsthand accounts of war from the men and women who fought in them are never forgotten and are woven into our nation’s history.

“As Americans come together to honor our nation’s veterans today, please join me in taking a moment to thank a veteran for his or her service and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.”


The Veterans History Project through the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. The program was created by Congress in 2000 to collect, preserve and make accessible the personal accounts of veterans so that future generations can better understand the realities of war.  

If you are a veteran and wish to share your personal experiences and stories for the Veterans History Project, you can submit any of the following materials to THIS link:

  • audio or video recorded interviews,
  • written memoirs,
  • correspondence materials such as letters, postcards or personal diaries, and
  • visual materials including photographs, drawings or scrapbooks.

If you are a veteran living in the Fifth District and need assistance, contact the Washington, D.C. office by phone at (202) 225-6405, or District office at (800) 541-6446 for constituent services. 


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