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Bill Nelson, Sr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: William 'Bill' Clarence Nelson, Sr.
Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Grace; 2 Children: Nan Ellen, Bill Jr.
Birth Date: 09/29/1942
Birth Place: Miami, FL
Home City: Orlando-Melbourne, FL
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
June 6, 2014 Nelson Says Army Barking Up Wrong Tree with Plan for Simulation Cut
Feb. 11, 2014 Repealing Section 403 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
Dec. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
April 15, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Work to End the Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims
Nov. 30, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for 2013
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Sept. 19, 2012 Freedom for Bob Levinson
July 11, 2012 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act
Nov. 29, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
March 29, 2011 Nuclear-Ready Mayport gets Green Light from Investgative Arm of Congress
Feb. 10, 2011 Schumer, Nelson Reveal: Military Agrees to Their Request for Use of Respirator Masks by Soldiers Working near Toxic 'Burn Pits'
Sept. 21, 2010 Columbia
June 6, 2010 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
June 3, 2010 Nelson Pushes For More Military Assets to Combat, Cleanup Oil Spill
June 3, 2010 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript
May 26, 2010 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
May 13, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
Aug. 2, 2009 Marines Find Remains Of Long-Missing Navy Pilot In Desert Grave
July 21, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010 - Continued
June 11, 2009 Offshore Drilling
June 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - The Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Authorization Budget Request For The Navy
April 30, 2009 Hearing Of The Airland Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee - The Current And Future Roles, Missions And Capabilities Of U.S. Military Air Power
April 28, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of Senate Armed Services Committee - Nominations
March 24, 2009 Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing - United States European Command And United States Joint Forces Command
March 18, 2009 Hearing Of The Personnel Subcommittee Of The Senate Armed Services Committee on Testimony on the Incidence of Suicides of United States Servicemembers and Initiatives Within the Department of Defense to Prevent Military Suicides
March 17, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Armed Services Committee
March 10, 2009 Fresh Navy Review Results In Continuing Probe For Missing Pilot
Feb. 3, 2009 Lawmakers Urge Iran To Provide Whereabouts Of Missing Floridian
Nov. 17, 2008 Navy Gives Thumbs Up to Placing Carrier at Mayport
Nov. 10, 2008 Nelson Seeks to Expand Successful Internet Voting Program
Oct. 23, 2008 Army Widow to Finally See Justice for Her Late Husband of 60 Years
Sept. 12, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
Sept. 10, 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009
July 17, 2008 Energy
April 9, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Closing Legal Loopholes: Prosecuting Sexual Assaults and Other Violent Crimes Committed Overseas by American Civilians in a Combat Environment
April 7, 2008 Seating Democrat Delegates
April 2, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Iraq After the Surge: Military Prospects
Feb. 27, 2008 Senate Intel Member Warns of Chinese Espionage
Feb. 13, 2008 Army Chief: Snow Case "A Travesty of Justice"
Feb. 13, 2008 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 -- Conference Report -- Resumed
Dec. 18, 2007 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 -- Continued
Dec. 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Michael W. Wynne
Oct. 24, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on African Affairs of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Sept. 5, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Nominations
July 13, 2007 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
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