Washington Times event honors Capitol Hill veterans

Lawmakers who served in the military before running for Congress said Wednesday that veterans bring a unique perspective to Capitol Hill, helping make sure Washington never forgets the trials of military life and the needs of the troops.

Congressman Ralph Hall, (R-TX), left, holds up his Founding Spirit Award as Senator Ted Cruz, (R-TX),   looks on during the Honoring Our Veterans and Veterans in Congress program at the Capitol Hill Club on Wednesday, May 21. Khalid Naji-Allah/ Special for The Washington Times

Congressman Ralph Hall, (R-TX), left, holds up his Founding Spirit Award as Senator Ted Cruz, (R-TX), looks on during the Honoring Our Veterans and Veterans in Congress program at the Capitol Hill Club on Wednesday, May 21. Khalid Naji-Allah/ Special for The Washington Times

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