October 30th, 2020
Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan represented the best of Texas, with his strong commitment to serving his neighbors and by always putting others before himself. I am proud to join my fellow Texans in honoring him this way...
October 27th, 2020
The Texas Army National Guard said Monday it had been ordered to send 1,000 troops to cities around the state ahead of Election Day.
September 21st, 2020
A failure to fund this program in FY21 will result in more injuries and deaths as the vehicles continue to rollover.
September 4th, 2020
As parents and United States Senators, we are heartbroken by the deaths of SGT Fernandes, SPC Guillén, and the other U.S. soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, and we are determined to seek justice and answers for their families...
August 19th, 2020
As chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, I yesterday sent a letter to Secretary of the Air Force advocating for the cities of Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio to be selected to host U.S.
July 7th, 2020
Spc. Vanessa Guillen’s disappearance should have been investigated as soon as she went missing. We need to ensure our military service members know there are procedures in place to protect them while on base and if they...
July 2nd, 2020
This week, the Senate will pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
June 20th, 2020
"Customer" is really not the right word to describe Fred Yaggi. The Yaggi family has been so much more to Adams Insurance for the 40 plus years Norman and our team has been hunting and keeping up with Fred's activities and...
June 8th, 2020
The tragic loss of a child creates an immeasurable amount of pain for families, and, just like any other American family, our men and women in uniform should have the time to grieve the loss of their child.
October 29th, 2020
Reports on Monday claimed the Texas National Guard could be deployed to five cities on Election Day in preparation for possible protests and violence. On Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott confirmed the consideration of...
October 21st, 2020
From an operational perspective, the addition of such a uniquely capable and stalwart partner, like Australia, to this naval exercise is invaluable, providing increased interoperability, strengthening threat assessment...
September 10th, 2020
The Atlantic recently attacked President Trump over his cancelled 2018 trip to the Aisne – Marne American cemetery near Paris.
August 26th, 2020
Soldier safety is rightfully the Army's top priority, and it is clear that changes must be made to Fort Hood in order to better safeguard the soldiers stationed there. Our brave men and women go to work every day to defend...
August 10th, 2020
The history of U.S. spaceflight is incomplete without mentions of accomplishments made in Texas, by Texans. Texas’ strong connections to our nation’s space programs and the defense and space industries as a whole make it a...
July 2nd, 2020
The Military Justice Improvement Act would professionalize how the military prosecutes serious crimes by moving the decision over whether to prosecute them to independent, trained, professional military prosecutors.
July 1st, 2020
On the Senate floor yesterday, I spoke about an amendment I introduced to the National Defense Authorization Act to change current leave policy for U.S. servicemembers so their pre-approved parental leave is not terminated...
June 15th, 2020
I recently joined Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett and Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas) for a tour of Lockheed Martin's F-35 facility. There, I met with outgoing Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson and incoming CEO James...
May 25th, 2020
On America's most solemn holiday, Memorial Day, I’m thankful for our fallen heroes and ask God’s blessings on the loved ones they left behind. We as a nation will never forget those who paid freedom's steepest price.
February 3rd, 2020
This week, Nancy Pelosi forced two votes that undermine President Trump’s ability to defend our country and our allies against terrorists and rogue regimes. The first bill repeals the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military...