Xpress spoke with Edwards in the latest installment of our “WTF?” feature — Want The Facts — to learn more about what his office can provide, how residents can reach out and what his goals are for constituent service.
“Asheville is very lucky to have such a highly rated and respected VA, and we all owe them a tip of our various military service hats for their service to us veterans.”
“My goal has been to let the public know that the State Veterans Homes are full, with long waiting lists for elderly veterans.”
“I have to ask why, if local media support American veterans, these main sources of local info are not reporting on the battle going on in Washington over the VA and the future of all vets who served honorably?”
With Veterans Day fast approaching, the customary forms of American celebration will be prominently on display: parades through city streets, moments of silence briefly interrupting broadcast media, solemn ceremonies at landmarks across the country, special discounts at restaurants and shops. Beyond those symbolic gestures, however, stands a large and growing need to support the many […]