Budget of the United States Government for FY 2014

President Obama released his proposed budget for FY 2014 this past week.

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Recent additions of interest

Census – South Carolina

United States Census Bureau.
South Carolina: 2010 – Population and Housing Counts.
C 3.223/5:2010 CPH-2-42 (shelved in GovInfo Reference)

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sea Level Rise.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 112-622

Military History-Air Force

United States Air Force.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program, 1945-2011.
D 301.2:H 62/29

Nuclear Weapons-History

United States Department of Energy.
Building the Bomb: A History of the Nuclear Weapons Complex.
E 1.2:B 86/9/2012

Terrorism

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Boko Haram-Emerging Threat to the United States.
Y 4.H 75:112-60

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Jihadist Use of Social Media-How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation.
Y 4.H 75:112-62

Washington, DC – History

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Capital Engineers: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Development of Washington, D.C. 1790-2004.
D 103.43:870-I-67

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New items – March 15, 2013

Budget of the United States – Sequester

House Committee on the Budget.
Replacing the Sequester.
Y 4.B 85/3:112-25

China

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Organ Harvesting of Religious and Political Dissidents by the Chinese Communist Party.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-180

Energy

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Usage of Natural Gas.
Y 4.EN 2:S.Hrg. 112-587

Freedom of Information

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The Freedom of Information Act: Safe-Guarding Critical Infrastructure Information and the Public’s Right to Know.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-586

Homeland Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Compilation of Hearings on Islamist Radicalization-Volume III.
Y 4.H 75:112-78

Iran

House Committee on Armed Services.
Addressing the Iranian Nuclear Challenge: Understanding the Military Options.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/134

Small Business

House Committee on Small Business.
Broadband: A Catalyst for Small Business Growth.
Y 4.SM 1:112-054

Supreme Court of the United States

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Access to the Court: Televising the Supreme Court.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.Hrg. 112-584

Women

Senate Special Comittee on Aging.
Enhancing Women’s Retirement Security.
Y 4.AG 4:S.Hrg. 112-591

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New items of interest

Afghanistan

House Committee on Armed Services. Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Historical Lessons.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/143

Cybersecurity

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Securing America’s Future: The Cybersecurity Act of 2012.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 112-524

Doping

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Steroid Use in Professional and Amateur Sports.  Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-944

Music Industry

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Universal Music Group/EMI Merger and the Future of Online Music.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-550

Privacy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Privacy Implications of Online Advertising.  Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1179

Social Media

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.  Twitter Against Tyrants: New Media in Authoritarian Regimes.  Y 4.SE 2:T 91

Syria

House Committee on Armed Services.  Recent Developments in the Middle East: The Security Situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/132

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Syria: U.S. Policy Options.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.Hrg. 112-495

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The Cost of Sequestration to South Carolina

The Budget Sequestration is scheduled to happen on March 1st. On Sunday the White House released an estimate of what this means for the state of South Carolina.

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Effects of Sequestration on the Federal Government

Congress is facing another sequestration deadline March 1st. The Senate Appropriations Committee has letters solicited from Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) posted on this website -

http://www.appropriations.senate.gov/

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College Scorecard

During his State of the Union Address this past Tuesday (Feb 12th) President Obama announced the College Scorecard.

College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you. You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.

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Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)

Foreign Relations of the United States or FRUS has announced the first large scale e-books initiative in the federal government.  Visit the State Department’s e-book site at http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/ebooks to view the list of 109 titles available.

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What’s new – August 2012

Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
The U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 112-349

Agriculture

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.  Opportunities for Speciality Crops and Organics in the Farm Bill.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 112-286

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Regional Perspectives on Agricultural Guestworker Programs.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-92

Arctic

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Protecting U.S. Sovereignity: Coast Guard Operations in the Arctic.
Y 4.T 68/2:112-63

Atheletics

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Concussions and the Marketing of Sports Equipment.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-324

China

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
China’s Censorship of the Internet and Social Media: The Human Toll and Trade Impact.
Y 4.C 44:C 33

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
One Year After the Nobel Peace Prize Award to Liu Xiaobo: Conditions for Political Prisoners and Prospects for Political Reform.
Y 4.C 44:P 93/2

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
A Time for Change: Improving the Federal Climate Change Research and Information Program.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1119

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Economic and International issues in Global Warming Policy.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 110-1113

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Green Jobs from Action on Global Warming.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 11-1121

College Sports – Football

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Bowl Championship Series: Money and Other Issues of Fairness for Publically Financed Universities.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-34

Communications Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The Future of Radio.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1117

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Communications Networks and Consumer Privacy: Recent Developments.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-31

Congress – Ethics

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Insider Trading and Congressional Accountability.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 112-344

Cruise Ships

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
A Review of Cruise Ship Safety and Lessons Learned from Costa Concordia Accident.
Y 4.T 68/2:112-74

Cybersecurity

House Committee on Financial Services.
Cybersecurity: Threats to the Financial Sectors.
Y 4.F 49/20:112-60

Economic Crisis and Recovery

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Oversight of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Broadband.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-26

Education

Senate Committee on Health, Education, labor, and Pensions.
ESEA Reauthorization: Improving America’s Secondary Schools.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 111-1121

Energy Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Coal Gasification Technologies and the Need for Large Scale Projects.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 11-1130

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Shale Gas Development: Meeting the Transportation, Pipeline, and Rail Needs to Renew American Manufacturing.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-415

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
How Obama’s Energy Agenda is Killing Jobs.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-116

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Empowering Consumers and Promoting Innovation through the Smart Grid.
Y 4.SCI 2:112-32

Financial Services Industry

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
One Year Later – The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Implementation of Title VII.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 112-280

Fracking

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Beds: Ensuring Regulatory Approaches that Will Help Protect Jobs and Domestic Energy Production.
Y 4.T 68/2:112-61

Freedom of Information

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The Freedom of Information Act: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in the Digital Age.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-296

Health Care

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Accelerating the Adoption of Health Information Technology.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 109-1149

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The Accuracy of the FTC TAR and Nicotine Cigarette Rating System.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1118

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Making Healthcare Work for American families: Ensuring Affordable Coverage.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-16

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Making Healthcare Work for American Families: Improving Access to Care.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-20

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Making Health Care Work for American Families: Saving Money, Saving Lives.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-27

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Ensuring Regulations Protect Access to Affordable and Quality Companion Care.
Y 4.ED 8/1:112-54

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
HHS and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of Grants.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-124

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic in America.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-95

Immigration

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.
Tarjetas de Education Civica para el Examen de Naturalizacion.
HS 8.2:F 61/2/2012/SPAN.

Internet and Information Technology

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The Universal Service Fund: Assessing the Recommendations of the Federal-State Joint Board.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1123

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  ICANN’s Expansion of Top Level Domains.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-394

House Committee on Science and Technology.
Oversight of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program and Priorities for the Future.
Y 4.SCI 2:112-37

International Relations

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Examining the Status of U.S. Trade with Cuba and Its Impact on Economic Growth.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-32

House Committe eon Financial Services.
The Eurozone Crisis and Implications for the United States.
Y 4.F 49/20:112-76

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Reflections on the Revolution in Egypt, part 1.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-126

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Egypt at a Crossroads.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-128

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
The U.S.-Caribbean Shared Security Pertnership: Responding to the Growth of Trafficking and Narcotics in the Caribbean.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 112-370

Military Affairs

Historical Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960.
D 1.2:H 62/19/v. 1

Center for the Study of National Reconnaissance.
Intelligence Revolution 1960: Retrieving the Corona Imagry that Helped Win the Cold War.
D 1.2:IN 8/16

Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1965-1968.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, v. 5.
D 5.2:H 62/v. 9

Marine Corps University Press.
The End of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.: The Impact in Studies and Personal Essays by Service Members and Veterans.
D 214.2:D 71

Nanotechnology

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  National Nanotechnology Initiative: Charting the Course for Reauthorization.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1131

Rural America

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Growing Jobs in Rural America.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 112-283

Terrorism

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Bioterrorism, Controlled Substances, and Public Health Issues.
Y 4.C 73/8:112-79

House Committee and Homeland Security.
Iranian Terror Operations on American Soil.
Y 4.H 75:112-54

Transportation Policy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Volt Vehicle Fire: What Did NHTSA Know and When Did They Know It?..
Y 4.G 74/7:112-111

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What’s New – July 2012

Afghanistan and Pakistan

Marine Corps University Press.
On the Ground in Afghanistan: Counterinsurgency in Practice.
D 214.2:AF 3/4

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
The Final Report odf the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 112-298

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Oversight in Iraq and Afghanistan: Challenges and Solutions.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-101

Aging

Senate Special Committee on Aging.
Overprescribed: The Human and Taxpayers’ Costs of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes.
Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 112-305

Bats

House Committee on Natural Resources.
Why We Should Care About Bats: Devastating Impact White-Nose Syndrome is Having on One of Nature’s Best Pest Controllers.
Y 4.R 31/3:112-46

Business and Commerce

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Consumer Privacy and Protection in the Mobile Marketplace.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-289

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Manufacturing Our Way to a Stronger Economy.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-293

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The State of Online Consumer Privacy.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-302

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Making It in America: Innovate Locally, Export Globally.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-312

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
America’s Innovation Challenge: What Obstacles Do Entrepreneurs Face?
Y 4.G 74/7:112-92

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
What the Euro Crisis Means for Taxpayers and the U.S. Economy, Part II.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-98

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Promoting Investment and Protecting Commerce Online: The ART Act, The NET Act and Illegal Streaming.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-77

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Constitutional Limitations on States’ Authority to Collect Sales Taxes in E-Commerce.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-89

Central Intelligence Agency

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Nomination of General David H. Petraeus to be Director, Central Intelligence Agency.
Y 4.IN 8/19:S.HRG. 112-307

China

House Committee on Ways and Means.
The U.S.-China Economic Relationship.
Y 4.W 36:112-17

Climate Change

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Climate Change: Examining the Processes Used to Create Science and Policy.
Y 4.SCI 2:112-09

Criminal Justice

House Committe on the Judiciary.
21st Century Law Enforcement: How Smart Policing Targets Criminal Behavior.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-76

House Committe on the Judiciary.
Combating Transnational Organized Crime: International Money Laundering as a Threat to our Financial Systems.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-86

Cruise Industry

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Examine Port Pollution and the Need for Additional Controls on Large Ships.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 110-1110

Cybersecurity

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Cybersecurity and Data Protection in the Financial Sector.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 112-242

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Examining the Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure and the American Economy.
Y 4.H 75:112-11

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Cyber Security: Protecting America’s New Frontier.
Y 4.J 89/1:112-80

House Committee on Small Business.
Cyber Security: Protectiing Your Small Business.
Y 4.SM 1:112-047

Education

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
H.R. 3989, The Student Success Act, and H.R. 3990, the Encouraging Innovation and Effectiveness Teachers Act.
Y 4.ED 8/1:112-52

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Fostering Innovation in Education.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 111-1117

Emergency Preparedness

Senate Committee on Appropriations.
The Federal Role in Disaster Recovery and Response.
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 112-347

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Communicating with the Public During Emergencies: An Update on Federal Alert and Warning Efforts.
Y 4.H 75:112-36

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Streamlining Emergency Management: Improving Preparedness, Response, and Cutting Costs.
Y 4.T 68/2:112-56

Financial Services Industry

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Examining the Housing Finance System: The To_Be-Announced Market.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 112-269

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Debt Financing in the Domestic Financial Sector.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 112-270

House Committee on Financial Services.
Oversight of the Credit Rating Agencies Post-Dodd-Frank.
Y 4.F 49/20:112-51

House Committee on Financial Services.
Audit the Fed: Dodd-Frank, QE3, and Federal Reserve Transparency.
Y 4.F 49/20:112-67

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Pay for Performance: Should Fannie and Freddie Executives Be Receiving Millions in Bonuses?
Y 4.G 74/7:112-94

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Excessive Speculation and Compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 112-313

Health Care

Senate Committee on Finance.
President’s Fiscal Year 2012 Health Care Proposals.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 112-320

House Committee on Government Oversifght and Reform.
Drug Shortage Crisis: Lives Are in the Balance.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-102

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The Express Scripts/Medco Merger: Cost Savings for Consumers or More Profits for the Middlemen?
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-266

Human Rights

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2010, v. 1-2.
Y 4.F 76/2-12:2010/v. 1-2

Human Testing

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Institutional Review Boards that Oversee Experimental Human Testing for Profit.
Y 4.C 73/8:111-22

Hurricanes

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Hurricanes: Information & Activity Booklet Ages 9 & Up!
C 55.202:H 94

International Relations

House Committee on Financial Services.
The Impact of the World Bank and Multilateral Development Banks on National Security.
Y 4.F 49/20:112-64

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Confronting Damascus: U.S. Policy Toward the Evolving Situation in Syria.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-98

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Policy Toward Zimbabwe.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-109

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Democracy Held Hostage in Nicarague: part I.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-111

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The U.S.-Philippines Alliance: Deeping the Security and Trade Partnership.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-120

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Baluchistan.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-121

House Committe on Foreign Affairs.
Ahmadinejad’s Tour of Tyrants and Iran’s Agenda in the Western Hemisphere.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-123

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Venezuela’s Sanctionable Activity.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-71

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Denying Safe Havens: Homeland Security’s Efforts to Counter Threats from Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia.
Y 4.H 75:112-29

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
The Role of OSCE Institutions in Advancing Human Rights and Democracy.
Y 4.SE 2:110-2-22

Military Affairs

House Committee on Armed Services.
Creating a 21st Century Defense Industry.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/93

National Archives

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
History Museum or Records Access Agency?: Defining and Fulfilling the Mission of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-163

Ocean Sciences

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Sea Unseen: Scanning Electron Microscopy Images from Puget Sound and Beyond.
C 55.302:SE 1/9

Oil Spills

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Looking to the Future: Lessons in Prevention, Response, and Restoration from the Gulf Oil Spill.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-249

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Offshore Drilling in Cuba and the Bahamas: The U.S. Coast Guard’s Oil Spill Readiness and Response Planning.
Y 4.T 68/2:112-70

Ports

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
The Economic Importance of Seaports: Is the United States Prepared for 21st-Century Trade Realities?
Y 4.T 68/2:112-57

Supreme Court – Nominations

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
[Errata] The Nomination of Elena Kagan to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 111-1044/ERRATA

Terrorism

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Ten Years after 9/11: Can Terrorists Still Exploit Our Visa System?
Y 4.H 75:112-43

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Intelligence Sharing and Terrorist Travel: How DHS Addresses the Mission of Providing Security, Facilitating Commerce, and Protecting Privacy for Passengers Engaged in International Travel.
Y 4.H 75:112-49

Tourism

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Tourism in America: Moving Our Economy Forward.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-329

Transportation Infrastructure

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Energy Efficience and Alternative Fuel Vehicles.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 112-273

Transportation Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Ten Years after 9/11:Assessing Airport Security and Preventing A Future Terrorist Attack.
Y 4.H 75:112-45

Water

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Domestic and Global Water Supply Issues.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 112-268

Women’s Health

National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities.
Choices: A Program for Women about Choosing Healthy Behaviors. Facilitator’s Guide – HE 20.7008:W 84/GUIDE
Counselor Manual – HE 20.7008:W 84/MANUAL
Client Workbook – HE 20.7008:W 84/WKBK.

Veterans’ Affairs

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Veterans Employment: Improving the Transition from the Battlefield to the Workplace.
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 112-19

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