May 19, 2015: Congressman Crowley proposed an amendment to the Defense authorization Bill which was adopted on the floor of House. This bill, recognizes the diversity of the US Armed forces and specifically names Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims and others who serve in US military.
The amendment underlines the unity in diversity character of US military as well the country’s reputation of being fair and equal in its recognition of military achievements.
Hailing the move Dr. Rahul Jindal, USINPAC Executive Committee Member, has said. ”This amendment will boost the morale of Indian Americans serving in US military.”
About Congressman Crowley:
Congressman Crowley represents the 14th district of New York and is the vice chair of Democratic Caucus. His district represents one of the most diverse communities in America and Rep Crowley has been working to create a better life for its citizens which is multi ethinc in character. He has been one of the biggest supporters of Indian American community which have made US their home and have contributed significantly to progress of the country.
The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) is the voice of over 3.2 million Indian- Americans and works on issues that concern the community. It supports candidates for local, state and federal office and encourages political participation by the Indian- American community. Visit www.usinpac.com for more details.