(ATLANTA) - The Annual Disabled American Veterans National Convention is being held in Atlanta July 31 - Aug 3. The organization, now in its 90th year of service representing America's disabled veterans, will host President Obama on Monday, August 2nd.
"I applaud President Obama for coming to speak to this organization that does so much good on behalf of our disabled vets and their families," stated Carter, the Republican nominee for Georgia's 4th district House of Representatives. "Our wounded warriors are very deserving of our appreciation and gratitude."
Carter, whose father was a WWII veteran, sits on the advisory board of Operation Homefront and is a member of the Women's VFW Auxiliary. "Our veterans have made enormous sacrifices and our troops continue to do so around the world. I'm pleased that the President is attending the convention to honor their service."
Carter also expressed her hope that, "...this visit will help remind those in Congress of the importance of addressing the needs of our veterans and treating our military with the utmost respect."
While in Georgia, President Obama will also be fundraising for the Democrat National Committee. When asked about the president's fundraising appearance Carter commented, "I'm sure President Obama is very aware of how vulnerable certain Georgia seats are in this November's election."