National Defense Authorization Act

During the Republican Debates, Governor Jeb Bush, and Senator Marco Rubio were asked, “Do you believe young women should sign up for Selective Service?” Senator Marco Rubio stated, "I do believe that selective service should...
Today, I testified before the House Armed Services Committee to advocate for Dyess Air Force Base, the B-1 bomber, and for Dyess to host the Air Force’s new B-21 bomber. I also delivered a statement on these top national...
With the holidays behind us and the second session of the 114th Congress in full swing, the New Year is a good chance to look back at the legislative accomplishments from last year. Too often, the media covers the bickering...
For more than 50 years, there has been one thing the House, the Senate, and the President of the United States have all agreed on: passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is critical. But once again, President...
Recently, I announced that the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2015 includes legislation I sponsored to allow the victims of the 2009 terrorist attack at Fort Hood to receive the Purple Heart.The legislation,...
As Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, I commend House and Senate Armed Services Committees colleagues on their continued efforts to pass the FY2014 National Defense...
My amendment with Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA-01) to expedite access to innovative treatments for members of the Armed Services suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will...
As Chairman of the House Rules Committee, I secured approval of my amendment with Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA-01) to expedite innovative treatments to active duty soldiers suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)...
As Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, I released the following statement as the FY13 National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report was signed by conferees:Throughout this Congress,...
My name is John Griffing. I'm an average patriotic American citizen, and I’m alarmed. I’m alarmed at the speed with which our country is giving away its precious freedoms, and I’m alarmed at the role our own president has...
According to the State Department’s 2015 Country Reports on terrorism released on Thursday, Pakistan “did not take substantial action against the Afghan Taliban or HQN [Haqqani Network]” and has done little to deter home-...
After Saturday’s democratic elections in Taiwan, I want to applaud the Taiwanese people for their tenacity, and I call for America’s reaffirmed commitment to Taiwan’s security. Saturday was a monumental day for the people of...
The House passed the revised National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week, which includes authorization for $85 million to continue the expansion and updating of the Corpus Christi Army Depot’s (CCAD) powertrain...
The 2016 NDAA will increase the military readiness and capabilities of the United States without increasing spending on programs entirely unrelated to our national defense, and I am grateful for the support my amendments...
Washington, DC: For the last seven years, Congressman Mike Turner, the Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, has fought to protect the parental rights of our service men and women...
Senate Democrats blocked a request from me to allow amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act that would restore pension benefits to wounded service members and honor the victims of Fort Hood. His speech can be...
This week, the House approved the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2014 in an overwhelmingly bipartisan manner. I was proud to support this responsible bill that gives our troops the resources they...
The next four weeks will be busy in Washington. Starting this week, the House of Representatives will begin discussing appropriations for the 2014 fiscal year. This is how Congress pays the government’s bills each year....
The NDAA that was passed last year in 2011 came under fire because the bill would allow the President to use the military to detain Americans on American soil without a trial. This created a massive backlash because...
On Monday, August 13, 2012, John Griffing, columnist at Texas GOP Vote, World Net Daily, American Thinker, and other conservative publications, conducted a live interview with Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX).

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