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Richard Burr's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Richard M. Burr
Office: U.S. Senate (NC) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Brooke; 2 Children: Tyler, William
Birth Date: 11/30/1955
Birth Place: Charlottesville, VA
Home City: Winston-Salem, NC
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
June 19, 2014 Kaine, Burr, Blumenthal Introduce Resolution to "Welcome Home" Post 9/11 Veterans on Veterans Day 2014
Feb. 28, 2014 Senators Express Concerns Over Recent Changes to TRICARE
April 24, 2013 Senator Burr Joins Hunter to Introduce War Memorial Protection Act
April 19, 2013 Mikulski, Warner, Blunt, Burr Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill Honoring Intelligence Professionals
March 29, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army and General Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - Renew Call for Army to Fully Review Contractor Cases With Links to Terrorists Groups
March 15, 2013 Senator Burr, Congressman Dingell Response to Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Report
March 7, 2013 Senator Burr Introduces Careers for Veterans Act
Feb. 28, 2013 Senator Burr Introduces "Vietnam Veterans Day" Resolution
Dec. 6, 2012 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army; and to Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army - SIGAR Referrals
Sept. 11, 2012 Inhofe, Five GOP Senators Express Disappointment for DoD Failing to Comply to Move Act
Sept. 7, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense - Voter Assistance to Military Service and Their Families
Aug. 3, 2012 Senate Approves Bill to Extend Military Employment Protections to Homecoming TSA Officers
July 11, 2012 Senator Burr Cosponsors Resolution Honoring Intelligence Service Professionals
May 25, 2012 Senator Burr Statement on Memorial Day
May 17, 2012 Blog: DoD Should Heed GAO's Advice and Care for Lejuene Vets, Families
May 11, 2012 Message from Senator Burr
April 25, 2012 North Carolina Company, Remington, Selected for US Military Contract
April 18, 2012 Gold Star Wives Day Resolution Passes Senate
Dec. 23, 2011 Blog: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Dec. 16, 2011 Supporting Our Troops
Dec. 14, 2011 Bipartisan Group of Senators Agree: Extend Military Employment Protections
Dec. 13, 2011 Burr, Hutchison, Rockefeller Win Passage of Bill Giving Expedited Airport Screening to Armed Forces
Dec. 12, 2011 Hutchison, Rockefeller, Burr Win Passage of Bill Giving Expedited Airport Screening to Armed Forces Members
Oct. 28, 2011 Message From Senator Burr
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 19, 2011 Manchin Joins Colleagues to Urge Defense Department to Address Failing Infrastructure at Military Schools
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
June 14, 2011 Blog: Flag Day
May 31, 2011 Mt. Airy News - Norman, Lowry Honored Monday
May 6, 2011 Senator Burr Recognizes "Military Spouse Appreciation Day"
May 4, 2011 Burr Resolution Designates "Military Spouse Appreciation Day"
Feb. 17, 2011 Burr Bill Provides Access to Flexible Spending Accounts to Military Families
Jan. 26, 2011 Senator Burr Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 19, 2011 Senator Burr Sees Progress in Afghanistan
Sept. 29, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation to Help Remedy Problems at Arlington National Cemetery
Aug. 20, 2010 Message From Senator Burr
Aug. 18, 2010 Boxer, Burr, 18 Colleagues Announce Formation of Senate Military Family Caucus
Aug. 5, 2010 Nominaton of Elena Kagan
May 14, 2010 Message From Senator Burr
May 11, 2010 Blog: Sen. Burr Introduces Children of Fallen Warriors AMT Relief Act
April 21, 2010 Blog: New Bill Encourages Employment of Military Spouses
April 20, 2010 Sen. Burr Introduces Bill to Increase Employment of Military Spouses
March 26, 2010 Burr Proposal to Protect Healthcare for Veterans and Military Families Clears Senate
March 11, 2010 Burr Statement on Re-Opening of MyCAA
Dec. 4, 2009 Message From Senator Burr
Nov. 17, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010--Continued
Nov. 12, 2009 Western NC Veterans Memorial Dedication And Military Spouse Bill Signing
Nov. 12, 2009 Western NC Veterans Memorial Dedication and Military Spouse Bill Signing
Nov. 11, 2009 President Signs Burr Bill To Grant Residency Rights To Military Spouses
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