As former Vice President Joe Biden prepares to accept his party’s presidential nomination, the Democrats have unveiled their priorities for U.S. service members, military families, and veterans.
The 2020 Democratic Party Platform, which is part of the presidential convention process, calls for repealing the Authorizations for Military Force against Al Qaeda and Saddam Hussein, as part of a wider effort to end the “forever wars.”
In their platform, the Democrats also pledge to combat racism within the military’s justice system, end the current ban on certain transgender people joining the military, protect troops and veterans
from being deported, and combat veteran homelessness by converting some Department of Veterans Affairs’ facilities into housing.
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