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December 30, 2017 Press Release

It was an honor to have just spent my third consecutive Christmas in the Middle East with our nation’s troops and diplomats stationed overseas. In 2015, I joined our service members in Iraq and Kuwait, and in 2016, I visited them in Afghanistan and Qatar. This past Christmas, I traveled to Afghanistan, Kuwait, and Jordan. 

December 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Zeldin celebrates Christmas with NY-1 resident and Marine Corporal Maria Ripis of Farmingville who is stationed at Al Jaber Airbase in Kuwait.

December 28, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Zeldin meets with Syrian refugees at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Amman, Jordan.

December 25, 2017 Press Release

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December 21, 2017 Press Release
Preliminary reports appear to have indicated these veterans are carrying the dormant parasite Platyhelminthes, commonly known as ‘liver fluke’, which in several instances has led to the contraction of very serious, life threatening health conditions such as bile duct cancer and liver disease. I strongly urge the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs to make this a top priority, developing a plan and securing funding to test all veterans whose service exposed them to ‘liver fluke’, and to do so as soon as possible.
September 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, announced the details of the upcoming field hearing on Long Island regarding Northport VA.

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 9 AM, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will host a field hearing entitled, “An Assessment of Deficiencies at the Northport VA Medical Center” at the Northport VA Medical Center Auditorium, 79 Middleville Road, Northport, NY 11768.

September 5, 2016 Press Release

Since our nation’s founding, America has been blessed with brave men and women who have answered the call to serve to protect and defend our freedom.

August 31, 2016 Press Release

Patchogue, NY – Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY 1), member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, announced today that the Committee will be conducting a field hearing on Long Island regarding the Northport VA on September 20, 2016.