Defense Drumbeats

Apr 9, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
More U.S. military service members have died in aircraft mishaps over the past year than have died while serving in Afghanistan under the Operation Freedom’s Sentinel mission.
Mar 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) for a press conference on the Omnibus Package. The Speaker and the Chairman reiterated the importance of passing the Omnibus Package for our military. See some of his remarks below and watch the Chairman's comments here.
Mar 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
What the Omnibus Can Do: Invest $22.4 billion to restore everything including barracks, hangars, roads, runways, and hospitals.
Mar 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
What the Omnibus Can Do: Invest $47.4 billion to get our planes back in the air, including:
Mar 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
What the Omnibus Can Do: Invest $37.3 billion to get our ships back to sea, including:
Mar 22, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
What the Omnibus Can Do: Invest $22.1 billion to get our troops ready to deploy, including:
Mar 21, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee talked with Fox News about why the Omnibus is important for the military. Read some of his comments below and watch the interview here:
Mar 21, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
Ahead of Congress's vote on critical funding for our military, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) sat down with Fox News' Jennifer Griffin to discuss how important it is to rebuild and adequately resource our military and readiness crisis we currently find ourselves in today. Watch the interview here and read some highlights form Fox's coverage below:
Mar 19, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Last week, Fox News highlighted the severe shortfalls facing U.S. Military aviation. The NDAA and the Bipartisan Budget Agreement both fund the military at levels that begin to fix these issues. Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), joined Fox last week to emphasize the importance of passing the Omnibus to fund these critical needs. Read some quotes from the piece below and watch the entire segment here:
Mar 16, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Fox News to talk about the recent Russia sanctions and the importance of funding the military fully. See some of the Chairman's comments below and watch the whole interview here and below:

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