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Feb 13, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
In January, the country watched as a minority of lawmakers in the Senate sent our government into a shutdown, cutting off funding to our military and scores of federal employees supporting the Department of Defense, and jeopardizing a six-year re-authorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Feb 12, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
America’s military must be ready to fight and win on every battlefield, in every domain, on every day. That daunting task is more challenging than ever. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stated in the Summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy that “free men and women in America’s military will fight with skill and valor to protect us.”
Feb 9, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) made the following comments after the House approved the bipartisan budget agreement:
Feb 8, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
"If you are a soldier on a mountaintop in Afghanistan right now or standing near the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea, you are not concerned about the 'to-ing' and 'fro-ing' of all this politics, you're concerned about whether your equipment works, whether you are going to get paid, whether the government is going to shut down. We need to take care of essential business first."
Feb 8, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
America's Military Today:
Feb 8, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
America's Military Today:
Feb 8, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
America's Military Today:
Feb 8, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
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Feb 7, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
Feb 7, 2018 Defense Drumbeat

This morning, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Fox and Friends to discuss the negative impact of budget dysfunction.  Some of his comments are below and to watch the whole interview click 

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