Jul 08 2010
Senator Warner helped launch the Blue Star Museums initiative for the region's military families today at Norfolk's Chrysler Museum of Art. It's a partnership between the non-profit Blue Star Families and the National Endowment for the Arts to provide free admission for military families at 800 museums and cultural institutions across the nation through Labor Day.
Jun 25 2010
The Daily Press of Newport News reports on Senator Warner's conversations with U.S. Army officials and leaders of Virginia's high-tech community to help fix problems at Arlington National Cemetery.
Following a briefing by U.S. Army officials, Senator Warner pledged to work to help correct many of the systemic mismanagement issues at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery, including its failure to incorporate modern information technology.
Senator Warner requested detailed information from the Secretary of the U.S. Army on plans to correct the "dysfunctional" and "chaotic" management system at Arlington National Cemetary.
A meeting with Sen. Mark Warner focused on problems in the bureaucracy.
Apr 06 2010
The Roanoke Times covered a roundtable discussion, hosted by Senator Warner with female veterans from Southwest Virginia, on the challenges facing women when they come home from war.
Feb 23 2010
Senator Warner joined dozens of World War II veterans today to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the raising of the U.S. flag at Mount Suribachi in Iwo Jima, Japan.
The Daily Press of Newport News covered Senator Warner's roundtable discussion with female veterans to talk about unique challenges that women face in war.
Dec 14 2009
Senator Warner hosted a round table discussion in Norfolk today with a group of military women to discuss the oftentimes difficult transition back to their normal lives after returning home from combat.
Dec 14 2009
Working with his colleagues from Virginia and Marlyand, including Senator Jim Webb and Congressman Jim Moran, Senator Warner successfully added $300 million to the FY2011 military construction appropriations bill to specifically address ways to mitigate current and future traffic congestion at Fort Belvoir and Maryland's Bethesda Naval Hospital.
Yesterday, the Senate passed S.1407, the military construction and Veterans Administration appropriations bill, which included two amendments submitted by Senator Warner: