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Jon Tester's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Jon Tester
Office: U.S. Senate (MT) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sharla; 2 Children: Christine, Shon
Birth Date: 08/21/1956
Birth Place: Havre, MT
Home City: Big Sandy, MT
Date Title
April 8, 2014 Tester, Enzi Lead Senate ICBM Coalition in Hailing Decision to Keep Nation's Missile Silos Operational
March 20, 2014 Tester, Walsh: Pentagon to Halt Environmental Study of ICBMs
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Follow Law, Halt Environmental Study of ICBM Silos
Jan. 22, 2014 Tester Meets with Air Force Secretary, Addresses Issues at Malmstrom
Jan. 14, 2014 Sens. Paul, Wyden and Gillibrand Introduce Bill to Repeal AUMF for Iraq
Jan. 9, 2014 Tester to Hagel: Keep National Guard Strong
Dec. 20, 2013 Tester, Baucus Help User in Historic Reforms to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military
Dec. 13, 2013 Baucus, Tester Secure Win for Montana: Limestone Hills Fix Included in Defense Bill
Nov. 20, 2013 Senators: Congress Should Vote on Keeping Troops in Afghanistan Past 2014
Nov. 19, 2013 Baucus, Tester Push Fix to Ensure Montana Guard, Limestone Quarry Both Continue Using Land outside Townsend
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - Provide Pay & Allowances To Civilian Personnel Supporting Our Military
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Senate ICBM Coalition, Missile Supporters to Hagel: No Environmental Study
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Hagel - No Environmental Study
Aug. 31, 2013 Tester Statement on President Obama's Syria Speech
Aug. 1, 2013 Senators Halt Effort To Cut Malmstrom ICBMs
Aug. 1, 2013 Tester Protecting Taxpayeres, Holding Government Accountable Over Syria
June 19, 2013 Missile State Senators: Nuclear Deterrent Critical to Nation's Defense
June 19, 2013 Baucus, Tester, Daines: Nuclear Deterrent Critical to National Security, Montana Jobs
April 18, 2013 Marketplace Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 16, 2013 Tester, Baucus Secure Continued Investment in ICBM Force
April 15, 2013 Tester Statement on Pentagon Drone Medal Decision
April 5, 2013 Tester, Baucus Stress Montana's Role in Nuclear Deterrence as North Korea Threatens
March 28, 2013 Letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder - Transparency and Accountability on Drones
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 12, 2013 Baucus, Tester: Potential Cuts to Nuclear Weapons "Misguided' and "Simply Don't Make Sense'
Jan. 30, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel - Position on the Future of the our ICBM Force as a Nuclear Deterrent
Jan. 28, 2013 Letter to President Obama, McCaskill Urges President to Fill Watchdog Positions at Six Federal Agencies
Jan. 11, 2013 Tester: Hagel 'Smart Choice to Lead America's Military'
Dec. 21, 2012 Tester, Baucus: Military Alternative Energy Boost Nears Passage
Nov. 14, 2012 Tester Reaffirms Montanans' Right to Privacy
Sept. 22, 2012 Senate Blocks F-15S from Leaving Great Falls
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Aug. 14, 2012 Tester Backs Bill to Protect Montanans from Government Overreach
Aug. 2, 2012 Tester Secures Montana Priorities in Defense Bill
Aug. 1, 2012 Baucus,Tester Push Top ICBM Official on Malmstrom
July 11, 2012 Tester, Baucus: Malmstrom's Missiles "Centerpiece of Our Defense Strategy'
May 30, 2012 Great Falls Tribune - Senators Ask to Delay Transfer of F-15
May 29, 2012 Great Falls Tribune - New START Strengthens U.S. Security, Protects Malmstrom
May 24, 2012 Tester Leads Senate in Blocking U.N. Arms Treaty
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 24, 2012 Tester Statement on Revised Air National Guard Budget
April 18, 2012 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
April 10, 2012 Letter to Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of the Defense for Health Affairs
April 5, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Leon Panetta, Secretary of the Department of Defense
March 29, 2012 Baucus, Tester Talk C-130 Mission with Air Guard Top Brass
March 16, 2012 Tester: S&K Aerospace Contract "Well-Earned'
March 15, 2012 Letter to Mr. Ray Mabus, Secretary Department of the Navy
March 7, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of United States Department of Defense
Feb. 24, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense and James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
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