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Congressman Coffman wins Vietnam Veterans’ of America legislator of year award

NEW ORLEANS — Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman received the Vietnam Veterans’ of America legislator of the year award on Friday.

Coffman, who serves on the Armed Services Committee as well as the the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, accepted the award in New Orleans.

“I’m so honored to receive this award from the Vietnam Veterans’ of America.  My heart has always been with them for having fought such a difficult war without the full support of the American people,” Coffman said in a statement.

“We are recognizing Congressman Coffman for his leadership in introducing and fighting for bills that will have a profound impact on veterans of all eras, as well their children and their children’s children,” VVA national president John Rowan said.