Amendments to NDAA show disregard for national heritage and U.S. military· The Hill
The U.S. Senate is now considering legislation to fund the Department of Defense for the coming year. As a veteran, this bill is usually something I keep an eye on.
Veterans Call Out Senators Who Voted to Sell-Off Our Federal Lands· Press Release
“When I took an oath to protect our nation it extended to the lands I love. Our public lands are part of the United States identity. If states sell off these national treasures we lose the values that America stands for. “
Vail Daily column: Fighting for our natural heritage· Vail Daily
You could say that serving my country is in my blood. As a third generation veteran, I always knew that I would follow in the footsteps of my father and grandfather.
A Veteran Reflects On The One-Year Anniversary Of The Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument
As I celebrate the one year anniversary of the designation of Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks I think back to my commitment to defend my country and the lands we love.
Security no reason not to protect lands· Las Vegas Sun
As a U.S. Army Kosovo and Iraq War veteran, I understand firsthand the need for unit readiness and what role these areas play in preparing our forces to handle threats in a combat zone.
Veteran on a mission to save outdoor spaces· Daily Astorian
Through the Vet Voice Foundation, Matthew Zedwick and five other veterans took a trip to Washington D.C. in mid-April to meet with Oregon senators and discuss reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
Vet Voice Foundation Celebrates Two Years of Rio Grande del Norte· Press Release
On the two-year anniversary of President Obama designating the Rio Grande del Norte as a protected national monument by using his authority under the Antiquities Act, the Vet Voice Foundation (VVF), which had pushed for the designation, is celebrating.
Vet Voice Foundation encourages U.S. Senator Murkowski to tone down rhetoric, support President's budget for public lands· Press Release
“The Vet Voice Foundation sincerely hopes that Senator Murkowski will find better ways to express herself in Tuesday’s hearing than making overblown and inappropriate claims about the Administration's ‘war on Alaska,’ as she did late last month.
Veterans: Thank you for Making Browns Canyon a National Monument· Press Release
Colorado veterans today expressed gratitude for President Obama’s protection of Browns Canyon as a national monument via the Antiquities Act, and asserted the importance of the site to America’s veterans and military families.
Over twenty retired military flag officers urge protection of California desert in letter to Capitol Hill· Vet Voice Foundation
Former top military brass have come together to urge passage of the California Desert Conservation and Recreation Act of 2015 in the new Congress