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Nov 2, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today responded to an inaccurate article in the New York Times regarding the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction.

Oct 30, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today called on U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to apologize to all of the brave men and women of the Armed Services who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Oct 23, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today urged President Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to send at least 20 of the 114 Iraqi military battalions that are trained and equipped to the fight in Baghdad.  Hunter and 28 House Republicans today sent a letter to President Bush encouraging him to urgently deploy Iraqi military forces into the heart of battle.

Sep 28, 2006 Press Release

Washington, DC — U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today announced that House and Senate conferees have reached agreement on H.R. 5122, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007.  The legislation sets the policies, programs and funding levels for the nation’s military.

Sep 27, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner (R-VA) tonight announced that they have reached an agreement on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007.  The conference report is expected to be filed in both the Senate and the House on September 29, 2006.

Sep 26, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee and the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a joint hearing to discuss expanded educational benefits for members of the Selected Reserves.

Sep 26, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today provided the full House of Representatives a detailed description of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, which creates a new judicial system to try terrorists captured in the Global War on Terrorism.  While protecting American troops and intelligence agents, the Military Commissions Act grants accused terrorists numerous rights to ensure basic fairness and allow them to mount a full defense.

 

 

 

Sep 20, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Defense Department witnesses strongly refuted claims made in recent NBC news broadcasts that the Army declined to pursue an allegedly available interim capability to protect combat vehicles against projectiles such as rocket propelled grenades and that soldiers lives have been lost unnecessarily as a result.

Sep 12, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- Republican and Democratic Members of the House Armed Services Committee today overwhelmingly voted in favor of legislation creating a new judicial process to prosecute terrorists captured in the ongoing Global War on Terror and to protect American troops on the battlefield.  The Military Commissions Act, sponsored by Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH), and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), passed in the Armed Services Committee by a bipartisan vote of 52-8-1.  The full House of Representatives is expected to consider the legislation next week.

Sep 11, 2006 Press Release

Washington, D.C. --- U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) today responded to Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) comments at her weekly press conference that capturing Al Qaeda Leader Osama bin Laden would not make safer.  Hunter also invited the Minority Leader to work with House Republicans to design a new judicial process to prosecute terrorists for war crimes.

 

 

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