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Michael Bennet's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Michael Farrand Bennet
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/22/2009
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan; 3 Children: Caroline, Halina, Anne
Birth Date: 11/28/1964
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Home City: Denver, CO
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
March 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Asking Pentagon to Help Identify, Bring Home Remains of Sailors Killed at Pearl Harbor for Burial
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
July 24, 2013 Bennet Cosponsors Gillibrand Bill to Combat Military Sexual Assault
Jan. 24, 2013 Bennet: Women Deserve to Serve in Combat
April 13, 2012 Bennet: New Navy Submarine Honors Colorado's Longstanding Support of Our Military
March 27, 2012 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation
Feb. 15, 2012 Bennet Applauds Roadmap for Streamlining Professional Licensing Requirements for Military Spouses
Jan. 5, 2012 Bennet Statement on New U.S. Military Strategic Guidance
Dec. 13, 2011 Bennet, Ayotte, Tipton Blue Star Mothers Bill Signed Into Law
Dec. 7, 2011 Bennet, Ayotte Blue Star Mothers Membership Expansion Bill on Way to President's Desk
Dec. 5, 2011 Bennet Statement on New U.S. Military Strategic Guidance
Nov. 21, 2011 Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Open Membership in Blue Star Mothers to More Family Members of Our Heroes
Nov. 10, 2011 Bennet Introduces Bill to Create National Veterans Foundation to Improve Collaboration Between Public and Private Resources
Sept. 20, 2011 Bennet Applauds Official End to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Aug. 31, 2011 Bennet Visits Colorado Troops in Afghanistan, Makes Case to Pakistanis for More Dedicated Effort to Eradicate Extremists from Afghan Border Territories on Visit to Region
Aug. 10, 2011 Bennet, Ayotte Announce Bipartisan Bill to Open Membership in Blue Star Mothers of America to More Family Members of Our Heroes
July 22, 2011 Bennet Applauds Key Milestone in Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
July 13, 2011 Making Appropriations for Military Construction, The Department of Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies for The Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012
June 22, 2011 Bennet Statement on President's Plan for Afghanistan
May 26, 2011 To Commemorate Memorial Day, Senator Menendez Introduces Bill in Support of Military Family Unity
May 11, 2011 Durbin, Reid, Menendez, 30 Others Introduce the DREAM Act
March 28, 2011 Daily Camera - Colo. senators support Obama's take on U.S. military action in Libya
Feb. 4, 2011 Udall, Bennet, Lamborn: Fort Carson Clears Army's Final Hurdle to Receive New Combat Aviation Brigade
Dec. 21, 2010 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Dec. 14, 2010 Send Letter to Army Asking for Extension of Public Comment Period
Dec. 14, 2010 Bennet Applauds Senate Passage of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Expansion
Dec. 8, 2010 Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2009--Motion to Proceed
Oct. 12, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
Aug. 20, 2010 Honoring the Commitment of Military Families
Aug. 18, 2010 Bennet Announces Formation of Senate Military Family Caucus
Aug. 6, 2010 Expansion of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits Get Committee Approval
July 8, 2010 Keeping Jobs in Colorado
May 28, 2010 Bennet Applauds Bipartisan Vote on Funding for Troops
May 19, 2010 Udall, Bennet Reiterate Need to Continue to Improve Care for Troops
May 15, 2010 Bennet: Supporting Our Troops Is Something that Ought to Unite All Americans
May 7, 2010 Members of Colorado Congressional Delegation Urge Army to Locate 13th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Carson
April 26, 2010 Bennet Statement on Fort Carson Warrior Transition Unit News Reports
Oct. 27, 2009 Senators Bennet, McCain Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Expand ‘Troops to Teachers' Program
Oct. 21, 2009 Bennet Introduces New Bill to Extend Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits to National Guard Members
Oct. 13, 2009 Bennet, Udall Push for Immediate Student Loan Relief for Active-Duty Soldiers
Aug. 5, 2009 Bennet Announces Senate Passage of Bill to Protect Military Families From Being Cut Out of Critical Child Nutrition Programs
July 14, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
May 24, 2009 Bennet Statement on Deployment of Members of 140th Wing of the Colorado Air National Guard
May 20, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009--Continued
March 24, 2009 Sens. Udall, Bennet Announce Over $94 Million for Construction and Repair Projects at Colorado's Military Installations From ARRA
March 13, 2009 Bennet Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Families From Being Cut Out Of Critical Child and Maternal Nutrition Programs
March 13, 2009 Bennet, Casey, Johanns Introduce Bill to Protect Military Families From Being Cut Out Of Critical Child and Maternal Nutrition Programs
Feb. 27, 2009 Sen. Bennet's Statement on President Obama's Iraq Plan
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