Washington D.C. –Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today sent a letter to President Bush urging him to use the Baghdad “3-to-1 Plan” as a template to transition security operations from the American military to the Iraqi government.
January 11, 2007
Dear Mr. President:
Washington D.C. - Today, Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement regarding the President’s announcement of a new Iraq strategy:
“American troops in Baghdad, alongside Iraqi forces, have been engaged in a fierce battle with insurgents over the past several days.
Washington, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee today turned its attention to one of the prominent recommendations of the Iraq Study Group—the training and equipping of Iraqi military and police forces. The committee heard testimony from senior Army and Marine Corps general officers in order to assess the military training teams that are embedded with Iraqi Security Forces, including the military and police units within the Ministries of Defense and Interior.
Washington, D.C. --- Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and twenty-two members of the House Armed Services Committee today released the comprehensive Committee Defense Review (CDR), which was designed to serve as an independent, bipartisan report to complement the Department of Defense’s Quadrennial Defense Review. The final Committee Defense Review represents more than nine months of bipartisan work to identify strategic threats to U.S. national security, gaps in force structure, ability, and materiel for countering those threats; and America’s future military needs.
Washington, D.C. --- Following a briefing with the United States Marine Corps earlier today, U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today responded to the release of the Iraq Study Group’s recommendations.
Washington, D.C. --- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation authored by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) which expressed the sense of the House that employers should hire wounded and injured U.S. servicemembers as they transition to civilian life.