Smith, who interned for the committee last fall between tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, will get a stash of crayons, coloring books, markers, pens and pencils, and other provisions for the kids.
But that isnt all. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), the committees ranking member, told HOH that he planned to make sure there was a little extra something in it.
Im so impressed with his humility, King said of his former intern, who he called a hero. Well certainly comply with his request and send him a shipment of school supplies, but you can bet that well also put some things in the box for Alex and his fellow Marines to enjoy.
Talk about a package deal.
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Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.