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Military service inspires lawmaker to seek meaningful legislation for veterans

State Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, served two tours of duty in Iraq with the Marine Corps.

State Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, served two tours of duty in Iraq with the Marine Corps.

For many veterans, service in the armed forces instills the ability to confront complicated problems by identifying rational and focused solutions.

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Such experience can be a benefit when addressing many of the issues faced by members of the state’s legislative assembly.

State Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, notes that his own military experience, including two tours of duty in Iraq, provided him with such a background.

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