Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Senior Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today announced that Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has been selected to be the new Ranking Member of the committee’s Readiness Subcommittee.
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Senior Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today released the following statement on the intelligence community’s newest National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran’s nuclear intentions and capabilities:
Washington, D.C. --- In response to the Chinese government’s recent decisions not to allow U.S. naval vessels access to its ports, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today urged President Bush to meet with congressional leaders as soon as possible to discuss an adjustment in America’s policies toward China.
Washington, D.C. --- On the eve of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, called on the Secretary of Defense and the military services to aggressively implement current defense policy to ensure that American service members injured or killed in the line of duty do not forego their enlistment or reenlistment bonuses when those injuries or death preclude further service. Recent media reports indicate that the military has required service members to repay enlistment and reenlistment bonuses when they were unable to fulfill their commitments due to injury.
Washington, D.C. --- Following the release of a new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), House Armed Services Committee ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today called for the United States and its allies to confront the reality of Iran’s nuclear program. The report confirmed that the rogue nation is pressing ahead with sensitive nuclear development activity, including the installation and operation of 3,000 uranium enrichment centrifuges.
Rep. Hunter’s statement follows:
Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today called attention to a newly-released annual report to Congress showing that the U.S. defense industrial base is being exported offshore to China. The report, which was released by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, outlines the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following opening statement for the full committee’s hearing on the establishment of a United States Africa Command (AFRICOM):
“Thank you to our Chairman, Ike Skelton, for holding this hearing and welcome to General Kip Ward, who appears before this committee for the first time as the Commander of the new United States Africa Command. General, we value your continued commitment and service. We recognize the growing importance of stability on the African continent and its significant impact on the international security environment and, especially, the global war on terror..."
Washington, D.C. --- Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and members of the House Armed Services Committee will hold a press conference this afternoon to criticize the Democrat leadership’s latest attempt to steal defeat from the jaws of victory in Iraq.
The press conference will be held in the House Radio/TV Gallery at 2:00 p.m. TODAY, Wednesday, November 14th.
Washington, D.C. --- House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding Rep. Jim Saxton’s (R-NJ) announcement that he will not seek re-election at the end of the 110th Congress due to health concerns:
Washington, D.C. --- In a letter to the Secretary of the Army, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today encouraged the Army to purchase Blackhawk helicopters instead of Lakota Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) that are ill-equipped for firefighting missions. Hunter is the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee.