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Nov 19, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter today called for a new policy of “sending all of the trained Iraqi battalions into the fight.”  Hunter cited the fact that 33 Iraqi battalions are deployed in provinces which experience less than two attacks per day.

Nov 14, 2006 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. --- Today, U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter released the following statement regarding Rep. Rob Simmons (R-CT):

Nov 14, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee today continued its oversight of ongoing military operations and stability efforts in Iraq.  At today’s hearing, members of the committee received testimony from Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State (DOS) on the successes and current challenges in Iraq.  

Nov 13, 2006 Press Release
Washington, D.C. --- Today, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held a closed briefing to receive information from government and industry officials regarding the national security implications of French-based Alcatel’s merger with American-based Lucent Technologies.

Nov 7, 2006 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today commented on the resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld. Hunter’s statement follows:

“Secretary Rumsfeld has done an excellent job of transforming the military and modernizing the civil service at the Pentagon while fighting the war on terrorism.

Nov 2, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today responded to an inaccurate article in the New York Times regarding the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

Oct 30, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today called on U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to apologize to all of the brave men and women of the Armed Services who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Oct 23, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today urged President Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to send at least 20 of the 114 Iraqi military battalions that are trained and equipped to the fight in Baghdad.  Hunter and 28 House Republicans today sent a letter to President Bush encouraging him to urgently deploy Iraqi military forces into the heart of battle.

Sep 28, 2006 Press Release

Washington, DC — U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today announced that House and Senate conferees have reached agreement on H.R. 5122, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007.  The legislation sets the policies, programs and funding levels for the nation’s military.

Sep 27, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner (R-VA) tonight announced that they have reached an agreement on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007.  The conference report is expected to be filed in both the Senate and the House on September 29, 2006.

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