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Dec 6, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee today turned its attention to one of the prominent recommendations of the Iraq Study Group—the training and equipping of Iraqi military and police forces.  The committee heard testimony from senior Army and Marine Corps general officers in order to assess the military training teams that are embedded with Iraqi Security Forces, including the military and police units within the Ministries of Defense and Interior.

 
Dec 5, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and twenty-two members of the House Armed Services Committee today released the comprehensive Committee Defense Review (CDR), which was designed to serve as an independent, bipartisan report to complement the Department of Defense’s Quadrennial Defense Review.  The final Committee Defense Review represents more than nine months of bipartisan work to identify strategic threats to U.S. national security, gaps in force structure, ability, and materiel for countering those threats; and America’s future military needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 5, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- Following a briefing with the United States Marine Corps earlier today, U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) released the following statement:

Dec 5, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today responded to the release of the Iraq Study Group’s recommendations.  

Dec 4, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation authored by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) which expressed the sense of the House that employers should hire wounded and injured U.S. servicemembers as they transition to civilian life.

Nov 19, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter today called for a new policy of “sending all of the trained Iraqi battalions into the fight.”  Hunter cited the fact that 33 Iraqi battalions are deployed in provinces which experience less than two attacks per day.

Nov 14, 2006 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. --- Today, U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter released the following statement regarding Rep. Rob Simmons (R-CT):

Nov 14, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Armed Services Committee today continued its oversight of ongoing military operations and stability efforts in Iraq.  At today’s hearing, members of the committee received testimony from Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State (DOS) on the successes and current challenges in Iraq.  

Nov 13, 2006 Press Release
Washington, D.C. --- Today, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held a closed briefing to receive information from government and industry officials regarding the national security implications of French-based Alcatel’s merger with American-based Lucent Technologies.

Nov 7, 2006 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today commented on the resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld. Hunter’s statement follows:

“Secretary Rumsfeld has done an excellent job of transforming the military and modernizing the civil service at the Pentagon while fighting the war on terrorism.

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