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Representative August Pfluger Becomes HillVets House Ambassador

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC – August 18, 2022

HillVets is proud to announce that Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) has signed on as our newest HillVets House Ambassador. HillVets House Ambassadors are Members of Congress who publicly support the HillVets House Fellowship program and consider HillVets House Fellows for placement in their office to undertake substantive policy work. These Ambassadors are committed to assisting the military-connected community lead successful and impactful careers in the public policy realm.

HillVets House Fellowship (HVHF) program provides Veterans, Service Members, and surviving family members who wish to pursue a career in government, policy, and/or advocacy, the opportunity to serve as a Legislative Fellow in a Congressional office. Fellows develop relationships with peers and mentors while gaining substantive exposure to and understanding of all facets of the legislative process. Taking part in such experiences provides individuals with the necessary skills to find full-time employment in a policy-related position. Furthermore, HillVets offers safe, furnished, free housing for any of its Fellows who need it, as well as a monthly stipend. The HillVets House Fellowship program also provides numerous ways to broaden a Fellow’s professional network and a plethora of educational opportunities.

“As a former fighter pilot who served 20 years in the military, I have seen first-hand some of the many challenges that our veterans face upon returning home. Our Nation bears a responsibility to ensure every military member who puts their life on the line to serve our country receives the care they earned when they return home, and no group is better equipped to advocate for these heroes than the veterans and family members who personally made these sacrifices, said Representative Pfluger. “I am proud to partner with HillVets in its mission to place more veterans, transitioning service members, and Gold Star family members in impactful positions in Congress. It is an honor to work alongside their organization to support and expand career and advocacy opportunities for our heroes through fellowships on Capitol Hill.”

HillVets believes that the voices of military-connected individuals need to be heard throughout the policymaking process. It is with the help of Representative Pfluger and all our HillVets House Ambassadors that we can provide them with the chance to contribute their lived experience, knowledge expertise, and perceptions to the issues that most impact them.

“As a Veteran himself, Representative Pfluger understands the vital importance that the voice of the military-connected community can contribute to public policy-making,” noted Jodi Harman, HillVets Director of Programs. “We are extremely grateful to the Congressman for joining the growing list of HillVets House Ambassadors and look forward to working with office in the future.”

About HillVets

HillVets’ mission is to serve the military-connected community in and around our Nation’s capital with opportunity, mentorship, housing, peer support, education, and networking in their pursuit of second service in government, and the HillVets House Fellowship program is but one path we utilize to fulfill it.

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By |2022-08-18T10:13:50-04:00August 18th, 2022|Media|0 Comments

Senator Lisa Murkowski Becomes HillVets House Ambassador

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC – August 11, 2022

HillVets is proud to announce that Senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska has signed on as our newest HillVets House Ambassador. HillVets House Ambassadors are Members of Congress who publicly support the HillVets House Fellowship program and consider HillVets House Fellows for placement in their office to undertake substantive policy work. These Ambassadors are committed to assisting the military-connected community lead successful and impactful careers in the public policy realm.

HillVets House Fellowship (HVHF) program provides Veterans, Service-members, and surviving family members who wish to pursue a career in government, policy, and/or advocacy, the opportunity to serve as a Legislative Fellow in a Congressional office. Fellows develop relationships with peers and mentors while gaining substantive exposure to and understanding of all facets of the legislative process. Taking part in such experiences provides individuals with the necessary skills to find full-time employment in a policy-related position. Furthermore, HillVets offers safe, furnished, free housing for any of its Fellows who need it, as well as a monthly stipend. The HillVets House Fellowship program also provides numerous ways to broaden a Fellow’s professional network and a plethora of educational opportunities.

“I’m proud to be an Ambassador for the HillVets Program which provides veterans, service members, and surviving spouses access to opportunities, training, and support in their pursuit of continued service in government. We should be doing all that we can to support those who have served our nation honorably under the flag,” said Senator Murkowski. “Having a HillVets Fellow serving in my office over the past year, I’ve seen firsthand the benefits of this program, the caliber of individuals, and what they bring to the table—through impressive skillsets, discipline, and drive. The late Congressman Don Young was a proud veteran and early supporter of this great program, and I take it as an honor to pick up where he left off supporting and advocating for HillVets.”

HillVets believes that the voices of military-connected individuals need to be heard throughout the policymaking process. It is with the help of HillVets House Ambassadors like Senator Murkowski that we are able to provide them with the chance to contribute their lived experience, knowledge, and perceptions to the issues that most impact them.

“It is very exciting to add someone like Senator Lisa Murkowski to the ever-growing list of HillVets House Ambassadors,” said Jodi Harman, HillVets Director of Programs. “The HillVets House Fellow who recently finished placement in her office had a fantastic experience, and we look forward to placing another Fellows with her in the near future.”

About HillVets

HillVets’ mission is to serve the military-connected community in and around our Nation’s capital with opportunity, mentorship, housing, peer support, education, and networking in their pursuit of second service in government, and the HillVets House Fellowship program is but one path we utilize to fulfill it.

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By |2022-08-11T14:26:11-04:00August 11th, 2022|Media|0 Comments

Representative Mike Levin Becomes HillVets House Ambassador

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC – June 15, 2022

HillVets is proud to announce that Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49) has signed on as our newest HillVets House Ambassador. HillVets House Ambassadors are Members of Congress who publicly support the HillVets House Fellowship program and consider HillVets House Fellows for placement in their office to undertake substantive policy work. These Ambassadors are committed to assisting the military-connected community lead successful and impactful careers in the public policy realm.

HillVets House Fellowship (HVHF) program provides Veterans, Service-members, and surviving family members who wish to pursue a career in government, policy, and/or advocacy, the opportunity to serve as a Legislative Fellow in a Congressional office. Fellows develop relationships with peers and mentors while gaining substantive exposure to and understanding of all facets of the legislative process. Taking part in such experiences provides individuals with the necessary skills to find full-time employment in a policy-related position. Furthermore, HillVets offers safe, furnished, free housing for any of its Fellows who need it, as well as a monthly stipend. The HillVets House Fellowship program also provides numerous ways to broaden a Fellow’s professional network and a plethora of educational opportunities.

“As Vice Chair of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, I’m determined to ensure that no veteran goes hungry, homeless, or jobless,” said Rep. Levin. “With thousands of veterans and military families around Camp Pendleton, I am honored to fight for them and improve the benefits and services they have earned and deserve. We have a lot of work ahead to fulfill the promises we’ve made to our veterans, and I’m proud to partner with HillVets to do that important work.”

HillVets believes that the voices of military-connected individuals need to be heard throughout the policymaking process. It is with the help of Congressman Levin and our other HillVets House Ambassadors that we are able to provide them with the chance to contribute their lived experience, knowledge, and perceptions to the issues that most impact them.

“We are thrilled to have Congressman Levin join the family of HillVets House Ambassadors,” said Jodi Harman, HillVets Director of Programs & Communications. “It will be such a pleasure to work with him and his office in the future to increase the voice of the military-connected community among Capitol Hill staffers.”

About HillVets

HillVets’ mission is to serve the military-connected community in and around our Nation’s capital with opportunity, mentorship, housing, peer support, education, and networking in their pursuit of second service in government, and the HillVets House Fellowship program is but one path we utilize to fulfill it.

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By |2022-06-14T16:40:01-04:00June 15th, 2022|Media|0 Comments

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto Becomes HillVets House Ambassador

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Washington, DC – Thursday, May 26, 2022

HillVets is proud to announce that Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) has signed on as our newest HillVets House Ambassador. HillVets House Ambassadors are Members of Congress who publicly support the HillVets House Fellowship program and consider HillVets House Fellows for placement in their office to undertake substantive policy work. These Ambassadors are committed to assisting the military-connected community lead successful and impactful careers in the public policy realm.

HillVets House Fellowship (HVHF) program provides Veterans, Service-members, and surviving family members who wish to pursue a career in government, policy, and/or advocacy, the opportunity to serve as a Legislative Fellow in a Congressional office. Fellows develop relationships with peers and mentors while gaining substantive exposure to and understanding of all facets of the legislative process. Taking part in such experiences provides individuals with the necessary skills to find full-time employment in a policy-related position. Furthermore, HillVets offers safe, furnished, free housing for any of its Fellows who need it, as well as a monthly stipend. The HillVets House Fellowship program also provides numerous ways to broaden a Fellow’s professional network and a plethora of educational opportunities.

“I’m proud to be a Congressional Ambassador for HillVets,” said Senator Cortez Masto. “This is an excellent program that helps ensure veterans can leverage their experience and expertise to continue to serve our country through a career in government. I’ll continue to support veterans in my office, in my state, and across the country.”

HillVets believes that the voices of military-connected individuals need to be heard throughout the policymaking process. It is with the help of Senator Cortez Masto and our other HillVets House Ambassadors that we are able to provide them with the chance to contribute their lived experience, knowledge, and perceptions to the issues that most impact them.

“It was such an honor to meet Senator Cortez Masto and welcome her as a HillVets House Ambassador,” said Jodi Harman, HillVets Director of Programs & Communications. “We look forward to the day we place a capable, motivated HillVets House Fellow into her office.”

About HillVets

HillVets’ mission is to serve the military-connected community in and around our Nation’s capital with opportunity, mentorship, housing, peer support, education, and networking in their pursuit of second service in government, and the HillVets House Fellowship program is but one path we utilize to fulfill it.

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By |2022-05-27T11:28:00-04:00May 27th, 2022|Media|0 Comments
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