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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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June 9, 2017 In The News

In less than two weeks, Maxwell Blackman will leave home to attend the U.S. Military Academy in hopes of continuing his family’s legacy as military corpsman. 

“I was surprised to find out I got in because the acceptance rate is so low,” said Maxwell, a 2017 Arabia Mountain High graduate.

June 5, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson recognized military veterans who served in the post-Korean War era, including those who served in the Vietnam War, on Friday.

Johnson held an “Extending the Legacy” program at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia as part of commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. 

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June 5, 2017 In The News

"A Georgia congressman is honoring local residents who are committed to serving our community. Hank Johnson said it's a symbolic passing of the torch between vets and students in the U.S. Service Academy."

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June 5, 2017 In The News

"People from all over the Atlanta area came out to remember the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam war. Congressman Hank Johnson hosted the event to honor those who served in the war and this year he celebrated the students in Fourth Congressional District who are nominated to attend military schools such as West Point."

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June 2, 2017 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at his “Extending the Legacy” program on Friday, June 2, 1 p.m., at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.

The commemoration’s primary objective, as penned by Congress, is to thank and honor the Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the nation. The commemoration recognizes all who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975 and their families.

May 31, 2017 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at his “Extending the Legacy” program on June 2, 1 p.m. at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.

May 23, 2017 In The News

Michelle Carmona was named the grand prize winner of Rep. Hank Johnson’s, D-Ga., Fourth Congressional District Art Competition during a ceremony at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia on Saturday. Her photograph, “Nature,” received a $24,000 scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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May 13, 2017 Event

Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The annual competition serves as an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District. The Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students in the 4th District. The winning artwork of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) joined Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), John Ratcliffe (R-TX), Pete Aguilar (D-CA), Ted W. Lieu (D-CA) and Rick Allen (R-GA), today, to introduce the Department of Defense (DOD) Cyber Scholarship Program Act of 2017, legislation that would improve the cybersecurity workforce pipeline by reinvigorating and improving an existing DOD scholarship program for students pursuing degrees in cybersecurity fields. The bill is the House companion to S.

March 3, 2017 Event

CLARKSTON, GA – On Friday, March 3rd from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rep Hank Johnson (GA-04), will be hosting his 2nd Annual Career and Community Resources Fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.