Larsen to Hold Roundtable with Local Military and Veterans Groups

Mar 20, 2015 Issues: Veterans

Larsen will hear feedback about recent commission recommendations on military compensation and retirement benefits

WASHINGTON—Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, will moderate a roundtable with General Peter W. Chiarelli, U.S. Army (Ret.) to hear reactions and recommendations from leaders of several local military and veterans groups about a recent report on military compensation. The event will include time for questions from the public. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28 in Everett and will focus on the recently released report from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission.
 
Members of the media and the public are invited to attend. Details follow.
 
The commission was established as part of the FY2013 National Defense Authorization Act, the country’s annual defense policy bill, to conduct a review of military compensation and retirement systems, and to make recommendations about modernizing them.
 
General Chiarelli was a member of the commission and will offer opening remarks about the commission’s process and findings.
 
Larsen and General Chiarelli will then moderate a roundtable with local veterans and veterans service providers to hear their reactions and feedback about the commission’s report. Time for questions from the public will follow.
 
Saturday, March 28
 
Organizations on the Panel
County Veteran Service Offices
Community College Veterans Resource Centers
American Legion
Fleet Reserve Association
Navy Transition Assistance Programs
Other organizations have been invited
 
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Everett School District Community Resource Center
3900 Broadway Avenue
Everett
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