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Don Young's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Donald 'Don' E. Young
Office: U.S. House (AK) - At-Large, Republican
First Elected: 03/06/1973
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - At-Large
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 19, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Joni, Dawn
Birth Date: 06/09/1933
Birth Place: Meridian, CA
Home City: Fort Yukon, AK
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Military & Defense
Issue Position: Defense Funding
June 22, 2014 Congressman Young Praises Success of Missile Defense Agency Test Over Pacific
May 22, 2014 Congressman Young Supports National Defense Authorization Act to Protect Military Operations in Alaska and Across the Globe
Feb. 25, 2014 Congressman Young Continues Push for Alaskan F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force and General Mark Welsh, Chief of Staff, Air Force - Participation in Alaska Training Missions
Dec. 12, 2013 House Passes National Defense Bill
Oct. 29, 2013 Alaska Delegation Working to Clear Hurdles to Coastal Projects
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to Sec. Eric Fanning and Chief of Staff Mark Welsh, Air Force Pentagon - Murkowski, Begich, Young Press Air Force to Base F35 at Eielson
Oct. 2, 2013 Murkowski, Begich, Young: F-16's Will Stay in Fairbanks
Sept. 13, 2013 Fairbanks Daily Miner - Alaska Congressional Delegation Says Public Opposes Using Military Force in Syria
Sept. 11, 2013 Rep. Young Statement on 9/11 Anniversary
Sept. 10, 2013 Rep. Young Responds to President Obama's Address to the Nation on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Rep. Young Statement on Syrian Crisis
July 30, 2013 Eielson EIS Public Comment Period Extended to August 30
July 24, 2013 Rep. Young Votes in Favor of Defense Appropriations Bill, Supports Rep. Amash's Amendment to Limit Power of NSA
July 24, 2013 Letter to the Acting Secretary of the Air Force and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force - Transfer of F-16 Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson
June 25, 2013 Rep. Young Concerned With Army Force Structure Adjustments in Alaska
June 14, 2013 Rep. Young Votes for National Defense Authorization Act, Includes Alaska Specific Amendments
June 13, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Rep. Young Welcomes Natural Resource Committee Approval of Energy Bills Beneficial to Alaskans, Including Offshore Revenue Sharing Legislation
June 6, 2013 Rep. Young's Priorities Included in Dept. of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
March 7, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Missile Defense Programs
Dec. 20, 2012 Rep. Young Votes to Pass Defense Authorization, Safeguards Eielson
Sept. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama
June 26, 2012 Rep. Young Comments on Air Force's Eielson Announcement
May 18, 2012 Rep. Young Secures Eielson Language in Defense Authorization
May 10, 2012 Rep. Young Sides With Troops and Their Families
March 1, 2012 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee - FY2013 Navy and Marine Corps Budget
Feb. 9, 2012 Alaska Delegation Questions Air Force Over Eielson Decision
Jan. 26, 2012 Alaska Delegation & Governor Parnell Stand Together - Oppose BRAC
Dec. 14, 2011 Rep. Young Votes to Pass Defense Authorization, Fund Military
Dec. 1, 2011 Subcommittee Hearing Reviews U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Operations
Nov. 17, 2011 Pirate Fishing Boats Belong at the Bottom of the Sea
July 8, 2011 Rep. Young Votes In Favor Of Defense Appropriations
May 26, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 26, 2011 Rep. Young Votes To Pass Defense Authorization
May 24, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 1540 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 23, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - H.R. 1540 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
May 11, 2011 Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act
March 17, 2011 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio
Dec. 14, 2010 Making Technical Corrections to Coast Guard Authorization Act
Dec. 16, 2009 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct. 29, 2009 Rep. Young Disappointed By DoD Decision On F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Oct. 8, 2009 Rep. Young Votes For Defense Authorization
July 17, 2009 Alaska Natives Targeted at Senate Hearing; Rep. Young Submits Testimony in their Defense
June 25, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010
June 25, 2009 Rep. Young Votes For Defense Authorization
May 7, 2009 Alaska Delegation Responds to President Obama's Fiscal Year 2010 Budget
April 6, 2009 House Missile Defense Caucus Remarks on North Korean Missile Launch
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