“To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.”
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The quotation above is the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) motto, and was taken directly from President Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. It was presumably chosen by the VA as an explicit promise to our veterans — and the men and women who currently serve our nation in uniform — that the US government will always care for them in their hour of need.

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