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House Committee on Veterans Affairs (HVAC) Chairman Mike Bost (R-IL-12) officially recognized Paul Mimms on his election as Blinded Veterans Association National President in a letter addressed to him dated September 12, 2023. Chairman Bost thanked Paul for his service on active duty and his continued advocacy on behalf of fellow blind and low vision veterans who have also answered the call to serve.


“This is no small task, but I know that because of your passion and responsibility, BVA will prosper and strengthen its efforts to expand programs and push forward necessary legislation for our veterans in need,” the letter stated in reference to Paul’s likely appearance before a joint session of the House and Senate Committees in March 2024 to present BVA’s legislative priorities.


To read the congratulatory letter in its entirety, click here.

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