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Congressman Denny Heck

Representing the 10th District of Washington

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Nov 13, 2017 In The News
The city of Puyallup will host a public memorial service on Sunday (Nov. 19) to honor Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, who died in an ambush in Niger last month.
Nov 2, 2017 In The News
Puyallup VFW Post 2224 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) at Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian. U.S. Congressman Denny Heck, 10th Congressional District, and Don Leingang, a retired U.S. Navy commander and executive director of the United Service Organization Northwest, are the featured speakers.
Oct 23, 2017 In The News
Unfortunately, as with most things associated with President Trump, what should have been a simple act of condolence from a commander in chief to a bereaved family member quickly devolved into a he said/she said Twitter war.
Sep 30, 2017 In The News
During a heavy, persistent mist outside, hundreds gathered Friday, Sept 29, to say goodbye to Major General Timothy Lowenberg (Ret.) and express their own bereavement. MG Lowenberg died working in his garden only a couple weeks before his 71st birthday and the day before his 49th anniversary.
Aug 24, 2017 In The News
There was singing, dancing, speeches and a variety of activities as hundreds of community members, local dignitaries and service members gathered on Lewis Main to celebrate Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 100th birthday of Camp Lewis Aug. 18. A century ago, Camp Lewis opened, and officers and recruits arrived for training before being deployed to France for service during World War I in 1917.
Aug 10, 2017 In The News
The 1,000 military children with autism in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community, and their families, will receive enhanced care and resources thanks to the opening of the new JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services Wednesday.
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Denny Heck (WA-10) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2017 to improve and extend education benefits provided to veterans:

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
Tacoma-Pierce County businesses have a massive resource for talent right in their own backyard—Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Jun 1, 2017 In The News
We’ve all heard the “it takes a village” phrase for raising children. Really, it also takes a “village” to do anything really great. On Monday morning, I was at the VFW’s Memorial Day ceremony at our cemetery. This may seem like a standard, recurring ceremony, but it’s an valuable celebration that takes many different people from all walks of life.
Apr 8, 2017 In The News
Congressman Denny Heck is returning home to his South Sound district to conduct public meetings on two big topics: the federal budget and Russia’s connection to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.