May 20th, 2022
I questioned Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith on the recent string of suicides on the USS George Washington. The line of questioning was part of a House Appropriations hearing regarding Navy and...
May 12th, 2022
Last week, I learned of yet another deadly Humvee
March 31st, 2022
If we do not make the investments our military needs today, we will not be able to defend our nation or our allies in the future. The security of the free world depends on a credible American military.
March 17th, 2022
Germany's move to purchase this transformational 5th generation aircraft will increase coordination with our allies and strengthen NATO's defense posture to address threats abroad.
February 25th, 2022
Russian forces invaded Ukraine Thursday, assaulting by land, sea and air in the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War II.
February 16th, 2022
During the Afghanistan evacuation and in the six months since, hundreds of stories have come to light, highlighting how President Biden’s willful blindness to the situation on the ground, coupled with his administration’s...
February 8th, 2022
AirPower has been integral to every conflict since WWI and we must never take for granted the innovation and forward thinking approaches to war that Airmen are responsible for.
January 4th, 2022
As a veteran myself, one of my top priorities is to ensure our men and women in uniform, veterans and military families have all the proper resources and benefits they deserve.
December 29th, 2021
The FY22 NDAA authorizes significant funding to improve the quality of life for the dedicated military families at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. I worked to secure funding for a new childcare center, Army Reserves...
December 28th, 2021
By retrofitting our current fleet, we are saving the Army and our hardworking American taxpayers billions while providing critical safety upgrades that will save lives.
May 19th, 2022
This week Stephanie Bice (R-OK), Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), and I introduced the
April 4th, 2022
Last week I joined my colleagues on the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs in an oversight hearing on substandard housing conditions in privatized military housing.
March 30th, 2022
Our nation’s military servicemembers, both past and present, deserve to be honored for their sacrifices to our great nation. I am proud to join my community in recognizing the H.E.A.R.T.S. Veterans Museum for doing just that...
March 8th, 2022
Ukraine, its people, and its leaders will not survive if we settle for half-measures and delay.
February 22nd, 2022
The United States must impose devastating sanctions against Putin's interests, including immediate and mandatory sanctions permanently putting an end to his Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
February 14th, 2022
Our visit gave us greater insight on the incredible capabilities of the F-35 and the advancements being made to ensure we have the best fighter fleet in the world.
February 4th, 2022
It was an honor to have had the opportunity to share this news and hear her pride. I have no doubt that she will be incredibly successful should she accept this appointment, and I cannot wait to watch her thrive.
January 3rd, 2022
This legislation will help us prevent tragedies on bases like the heartbreaking deaths of soldiers at Fort Hood by requiring updates to military installation security procedures and by focusing on stronger partnerships...
December 29th, 2021
An homage to America’s Medal of Honor recipients in our nation’s capital will remind visitors and residents alike of what it means to put your country first.
December 27th, 2021
Plaintiffs’ religious liberty and the government’s asserted interest in protecting our service members from COVID-19 need not be in conflict, especially where, as here, the individuals seeking an exemption are willing to...