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Roger Wicker's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Roger F. Wicker
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 12/31/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Margaret, Caroline, McDaniel
Birth Date: 07/05/1951
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Tupelo, MS
Religion: Southern Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Jobs & Economic Growth
Issue Position: National Security
May 29, 2014 Aging Amphibious Fleet Raises Concerns About U.S. Preparedness
May 23, 2014 Cochran, Wicker Keep Pressure on Air Force Regarding Keesler Transfer
May 20, 2014 Wicker Outlines Defense Bill Priorities
May 19, 2014 Wicker Fights Administration's Proposed Changes to National Guard
May 14, 2014 Wicker Commends Mississippi Manufacturer for Construction of 300th Lakota Helicopter
April 14, 2014 Wicker Highlights Mississippi's Defense Role in Armed Services Hearings
April 1, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Senators Call on DOD for Competition in Air Force Space Launch Program
March 12, 2014 Wicker: American People Are Not Getting a Balanced View of Progress in Afghanistan
March 10, 2014 Wicker: Obama Budget Would Drive Debt to $25 Trillion
March 10, 2014 Fox News - Obama's Defense Budget Puts America's Ability to Lead at Grave Risk
March 5, 2014 Wicker Supports "U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Enhancement Act'
Feb. 24, 2014 Wicker Statement on Obama's Defense Budget Proposal
Jan. 14, 2014 Wicker, Cochran & Palazzo Support Navy Plan to Locate Seabee Battalion in Gulfport
Dec. 30, 2013 Wicker Champions National Security Priorities in Defense Bill
Dec. 20, 2013 Wicker: Defense Bill Critical to Protecting U.S. National Security
Dec. 17, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Dec. 17, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to U.S. Senators - Ayotte, Graham, Wicker Urge Colleagues to Protect Military Retirees From Disproportionate Cuts
Dec. 11, 2013 Nomination of Susan P. Watters to be the United States District Judge for the District of Montana
Nov. 19, 2013 Wicker: No Foreign Gov't GPS Systems on U.S. Soil
Nov. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 6, 2013 Cochran & Wicker: Army Delaying USM ROTC Closure for At Least Two Years
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 9, 2013 Wicker Looks Ahead to Senate Debates on Syria, Budget
Sept. 9, 2013 Wicker to Vote "No' on Military Action in Syria
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 18, 2013 Wicker: U.S. Must Remain Committed to Egypt Aid
July 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Russian Made Helicopter Contract
June 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State of U.S. Department of State - Nuclear Arsenal Reduction
June 11, 2013 Hearing of the Airland Subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee - Hearing to Mark Up the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 30, 2013 Wicker Statement on Military Furloughs
May 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections
May 13, 2013 Wicker Calls for Responsible Solutions to Devastating Defense Cuts
May 9, 2013 "Real Clear Defense" - Wicker: The World is Watching Sequester's Defense Cuts
May 1, 2013 Cochran, Wicker, & Palazzo Lauds $487.1 Million Coast Guard Contract
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 5, 2012 Wicker Votes for Defense Spending Outline, Calls for Replacing Upcoming Defense Cuts
Dec. 4, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Resumed
Nov. 5, 2012 Wicker Calls for Immediate Answers About Benghazi Attacks
Oct. 29, 2012 Vital Need for Seapower
Oct. 29, 2012 Mississippi's Proud Military Tradition
Oct. 1, 2012 Wicker: Terrorist Attack in Libya Reveals Obama's Flawed Foreign Policy
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 14, 2012 Wicker- "Report Confirms Defense Cuts Would Hurt Troop Readiness"
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