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Jul 29, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee, today released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing regarding the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Boumediene vs. Bush decision on America’s detention policy in the Global War on Terrorism:

Jul 22, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman John M. McHugh (R-NY), Ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, released the following opening statement for the subcommittee’s hearing regarding the Department of Defense’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy:

Jul 21, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing today to receive an update on the implementation of the Army Medical Action Plan and to investigate current staffing shortfalls at Army Warrior Transition Units (WTU).  Congressman John M. McHugh (R-NY), Ranking Republican for the subcommittee, released the following opening statement:

Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee, today released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing on threats posed by a potential electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack:

Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today released the following statement regarding the Senate confirmations of General David Petraeus as commander of U.S. Central Command and General Ray Odierno as commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq:

Jul 9, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. --- Today, the House Armed Services Air and Land Forces Subcommittee held a hearing to examine the Department of Defense’s way forward for the KC-X aerial refueling tanker program.  On July 9, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced his decision to re-compete the program following a highly critical report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).  Rep. Jim Saxton (R-NJ), Ranking Republican on the Air and Land Forces Subcommittee, released the following opening statement:

Jul 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. House Armed Services Committee Ranking Republican Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today condemned Iran’s test of a long-range missile that could reach U.S. allies in the Middle East and Europe.  According to press reports, Iran test-fired a Shahab-3 long-range missile and several shorter-range missiles earlier today.

Jul 8, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), the ranking Republican on the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, released the following opening statement for the subcommittee’s hearing regarding Department of Defense language and cultural awareness transformation initiatives:

Jul 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee, today released the following opening statement for the committee’s hearing on coalition efforts to develop, deploy and support the Iraqi Security Forces:

Jul 8, 2008 Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today applauded Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ decision to re-compete the KC-X aerial refueling tanker program and encouraged the Department of Defense to thoroughly review its acquisition process to ensure that mistakes made in the original competition are not repeated.

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