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Apr 15, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, the House Armed Services Readiness and Air and Land Forces Subcommittees held a hearing to examine H.R. 834, legislation that highlights military readiness without acknowledging that the Fiscal Year 2008 Global War on Terror supplemental spending bill could help relieve the stress on America’s Armed Forces.  Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA), Ranking Republican on the Readiness Subcommittee, released the following opening statement:

Apr 15, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Underscoring the direct link between the Fiscal Year 2008 war supplemental spending bill and improved military readiness, two Armed Services Subcommittee Ranking Republicans introduced legislation that would encourage the U.S. House of Representatives to “pass a clean Fiscal Year 2008 Global War on Terror supplemental in the interest of national security and to ensure the integrity of the entire military force.”

Apr 15, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing on the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) and the implications of globalization and foreign ownership on the defense industrial base:

Apr 14, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing on building partnership and the development of the interagency process:

Apr 9, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing on contingency contracting reforms and the recommendations of the Gansler Commission:

Apr 9, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. --- Rep. Jim Saxton (R-NJ), senior Republican on the Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, today released the following opening statement for the subcommittee’s hearing on Army acquisition programs:

Apr 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee today turned its focus to America’s top military commander and diplomat in Iraq.  General David Petraeus, commander of Multi-National Forces-Iraq, and Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker provided Members of the committee with an update on the military, political and economic developments in Iraq.  Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following opening statement:

Apr 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following opening statement for today’s hearing on the readiness of America’s ground forces:

Apr 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, House Armed Services Committee Republicans called on Speaker Pelosi to work with the House Appropriations Committee to move the Fiscal Year 2008 Supplemental for the Global War on Terrorism without further delay.

Apr 2, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Republican Members on the House Armed Services Committee commended the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for endorsing a plan to deploy an integrated missile defense system in Europe.  Specifically, NATO countries recognized the common threat posed by missiles and weapons of mass destruction and endorsed the deployment of a radar in the Czech Republic and 10 interceptors in Poland.

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