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Claire McCaskill's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Claire McCaskill
Office: U.S. Senate (MO) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Joseph; 3 Children: Austin, Maddie, Lily; 4 Stepchildren: Benjamin, Carl, Marilyn, Michael
Birth Date: 07/24/1953
Birth Place: Rolla, MO
Home City: Jefferson City, MO
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
June 6, 2013 McCaskill, Collins Praise U.S. House Action on Military Sexual Assaults After Armed Services Committee Approves Substantial Reforms
June 4, 2013 Klobuchar, McCaskill Introduce Legislation to Help Fight Sexual Assault in the Military by Making it Easier for Service Members to Report Abuse
May 23, 2013 McCaskill, Collins, Turner, Tsongas Unveil Comprehensive Legislation to Address Sexual Assaults in Military
May 23, 2013 Senator Blunt Joins Colleagues In Co-Sponsoring Comprehensive Bill To Stop Military Sexual Assaults
May 20, 2013 Collins, McCaskill, Tsongas, Turner Introduce USCG STRONG Act
May 15, 2013 McCaskill on New Allegations of Military Sexual Assault: "Now is the Time For our Military Leaders to Reevaluate Who is Being Put into These Positions'
May 15, 2013 Letter to the Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Military Sexual Assault
May 15, 2013 In Wake of Latest Allegations, Klobuchar and McCaskill Introduce Legislation Requiring New Criteria for Who Can Serve in Sexual Assault Prevention Positions
May 8, 2013 NY Times - Study Finds Increase in Sex Assaults in Military
May 7, 2013 McCaskill on Air Force Sexual Battery Arrest: If Allegations are True, "This was Not Someone Who Understood what his Job was About'
April 30, 2013 Associated Press - Outraged Lawmakers Look to Change Military Justice
April 26, 2013 McCaskill-Blunt Resolution Honoring Sacrifice of Injured Servicemembers and Military Families Passes Unanimously
April 19, 2013 McCaskill-Backed Effort to Protect Value of Purple Heart and Bronze Star Ends in Success
April 16, 2013 Letter to Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark A. Welsh - Bring Cost-Effective C-130 Training Facility
April 10, 2013 McCaskill Statement on General's Explanation for Overturning Jury Verdict in Aviano Sexual Assault Case
April 8, 2013 The Huffington Post - Chuck Hagel Calls For Ending Military Law Option To Overturn Court Martial
April 8, 2013 Secretary Hagel Endorses McCaskill's Proposed Changes to Uniform Code of Military Justice
March 22, 2013 McCaskill Budget Amendment Would Encourage Hiring of Veterans
March 15, 2013 McCaskill Calls for Criminal Punishments for Those Who Profit From Lying About Military Service
March 13, 2013 McCaskill Drafts Legislation in Response to Air Force Sexual Assault Case
March 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - War Medals
March 11, 2013 McCaskill Fights to Protect Value of Purple Heart, Bronze Star
March 4, 2013 McCaskill: Approved Sale of Super Hornets & Growlers 'a good deal for global security'
Feb. 21, 2013 McCaskill Backs Measure Increasing Access to Treatment for Sexual Assault Survivors in Military
Feb. 13, 2013 McCaskill Receives Pentagon Briefing on Sexual Assault Prosecution in Military
Feb. 13, 2013 New Senate Panel Led by McCaskill Will Expand Watchdog Role
Feb. 12, 2013 McCaskill Votes to Support Former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary
Feb. 7, 2013 In Benghazi Hearing, McCaskill Sets Sights on use of Private Contracts in Embassy Security
Jan. 9, 2013 Missouri, Illinois Delegation Disappointed by Air Force's Decision
Dec. 21, 2012 McCaskill's Reforms Head to President's Desk After Six-Year Fight
Dec. 6, 2012 Letter to The Honorable John McHugh, and The Honorable Raymond Odierno
Aug. 15, 2012 Guardsmen, Reservists Guaranteed Job Protections Under Bill Championed by McCaskill
July 27, 2012 McCaskill Moves to Close Loophole, Protect Veterans' Retirement Benefits
July 13, 2012 McCaskill Proposes Criminal Penalties for Those Who Profit From Lying About Military Service
July 6, 2012 Amid Foreclosures, McCaskill Aims to Protect Troops, Punish Illegal Action by Big Banks
July 2, 2012 McCaskill-Backed Plan to Boost Hiring for Veterans Passes Senate
May 9, 2012 McCaskill Aims to Bring New Active Duty Air Force Personnel, New Jobs to St. Joseph
March 6, 2012 McCaskill Quizzes Military Leaders on her Plan to Strip Funds for Afghan Infrastructure, Redirect up to $800 Million into U.S. Road, Bridge Projects
Feb. 16, 2012 Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Military and Veterans Education Benefits
Feb. 14, 2012 McCaskill Grills Military Leaders on Sustainability of Spending, Contracting Costs
Feb. 1, 2012 McCaskill-Backed Bill Would Protect Military Members Working for TSA
Dec. 2, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Dec. 1, 2011 CERP Reform
Nov. 8, 2011 McCaskill Statement on Reports of Mismanagement of Fallen Troops' Remains
June 17, 2011 Senate Armed Services Committee Approves Amendment to Protect Service Members Who Are Victims of Sexual Assault
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
June 14, 2011 McCaskill Opens Subcommittee Doors to Public for First time in 15 Years
May 10, 2011 Senate Approves McCaskill-Blunt Resolution Honoring Servicemembers and Military Families
March 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John McHigh, Secretary of the Army
March 31, 2011 Contracting Oversight
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