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Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of Feb. 6.
In a speech to veterans in Texas, the president continued his push to improve benefits and care for those who served alongside burning waste pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
During the State of the Union address, the American president again promised that U.S. troops will not be drawn into the fighting overseas.
The president will also discuss financial help and mental health resources for veterans during his address to Congress.