Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Yoho Leads Florida House Delegation in Bipartisan VA Bill

Sep 8, 2020
Press Release
Bill will name new VA clinic in Middleburg, FL after USN Chief Petty Officer Andrew Kenneth Baker

Orange Park, FL – Today, Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) introduced a bipartisan bill to name the new Clay County VA Clinic, in Middleburg, FL, the A.K. Baker VA, Clinic. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is introducing the companion bill in the Senate. Congressman Yoho and Senator Rubio gave the following statements:

Congressman Ted S. Yoho:

“I am proud to introduce this bipartisan legislation naming our new VA clinic in Middleburg, Florida, after U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Andrew Kenneth Baker. CPO Baker gave seventeen years of selfless service to America and the U.S. Navy. The state-of-the-art facility will honor his name and be a reminder to all of the ultimate sacrifice he made to the country he loved.

“The A.K. Baker VA Clinic has been five years in the making. The 20,000 square foot facility will provide much needed quality care to our veterans in the form of primary care, telehealth, mental health counseling and lab work.  I want to thank Senator Rubio and the entire Florida House Delegation for coming together in support of this legislation and our veterans.”

 

Senator Marco Rubio:

“U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Andrew Kenneth Baker served our country bravely for seventeen years. The new VA clinic in Clay County will be instrumental in providing quality care to our veterans who have dedicated their lives, like Chief Petty Officer Baker, in service of our nation. I am proud to introduce this legislation to honor his legacy of service.”

 

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