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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Office: U.S. House (FL) - District 27, Republican
First Elected: 08/29/1989
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 27
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Dexter; 2 Children: Amanda, Patricia; 2 Stepchildren: Douglas, Katherine
Birth Date: 07/15/1952
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Home City: Miami, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
June 3, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen Confirms She Objected to Prisoner Swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2011 While She Was Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the MENA and Asia and Pacific Joint Subcommittee - After the Withdrawal: The Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Oct. 9, 2013 By Voting for the Honoring the Families of Fallen Soldiers Act, Ros-Lehtinen Affirms "America's Military Families Should Not Be Sacrificial Lambs of the Government Shutdown"
Oct. 3, 2013 House Passes Bills to Ensure Brave Men and Women of the National Guard & Reserve Can Continue to Serve; Ileana Also Votes to Provide Veterans with Hard-Earned Benefits
July 25, 2013 Pajama Media - Ros-Lehtinen Tries to Round Up Colleagues to Help Kidnapped Marine Vet
July 24, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Rallying Members of the House to Speak in Support of Kidnapped US Marine Armando Torres
July 20, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen Brings Marine Veterans and Members of the House Together in Support of Kidnapped US Marine Armando Torres
March 14, 2013 Reps. Davis, Ros-Lehtinen and Roskam Introduce Israel Defense Legislation
Feb. 14, 2013 Our Homecoming Veterans Should Not Have To Suffer Needless Bureaucratic Hurdles, Says Ros-Lehtinen; Congresswoman Votes for Legislation To Ease Veterans' Transition to Civilian Employment
June 12, 2012 Pentagon Decision To Construct New & Improved Mini Mall At HARB Will Meet Growing Needs Of Local Military & Veteran Community, Says Ros-Lehtinen
Feb. 7, 2012 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Export Controls, Arms Sales, and Reform: Balancing U.S. interests, Part II
Dec. 21, 2011 Reps. Mike Thompson, Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Legislation Supporting Military Personnel, veterans and their Families
Nov. 18, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Says GAO Report Shows Need to Improve Safeguards on U.S. Arms Sales, Military Training to Persian Gulf Countries; Concerned by Potential Misuse of Equipment, Acquisition by Human Rights Violators
Nov. 15, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With House Passage Of Legislation That Benefit's Coast Guard & Allows Its Service Members To Better Protect Our Shores
June 24, 2011 Authorizing Limited Use of Armed Forces in Libya
June 3, 2011 Libya War Powers Resolution
May 18, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Criticizes Defense Officials for Providing Chinese Military Access to Sensitive U.S. Facilities
May 11, 2011 Recognizing National Military Appreciation Month
March 28, 2011 Ros-Lehtinen Statement on President's Libya Speech
July 27, 2010 Pakistan War Powers Resolution
Oct. 6, 2009 Politico: Don't Ask Don't Tell Tuesday
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 11, 2009 Pakistan Enduring Assistance And Cooperation Enhancement Act Of 2009
May 13, 2009 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - Building Capacity to Protect U.S. National Security: the Fiscal Year 2010 International Affairs Budget
May 5, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee - From Strategy To Implementation: The Future Of The Pakistan-U.S. Relationship
Sept. 27, 2008 Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2008
Sept. 11, 2008 Text of Statement by Ros-Lehtinen on 9/11 Anniversary
July 24, 2008 The Turkish Military Occupation Of Northern Cyprus Must End
July 15, 2008 Ros-Lehtinen Co-Sponsors Legislation That Will Confront Brain Related Injuries & Disorders & Will Also Address The Thousands Of Soldiers Returning From Iraq & Afghanistan With Brain Injuries
April 24, 2008 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2008
Nov. 6, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased That WRDA Will Become Law As It
Sept. 18, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen Pleased With The Air Force's Decision To Assign Active Duty Members At Homestead Air Reserve Base
July 25, 2007 Limiting Use of Funds to Establish any Military Installation or Base in Iraq
June 6, 2007 Afghanistan Freedom and Security Support Act of 2007
May 15, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen Kicks Off Yellow Ribbon Campaign In Monroe County
April 27, 2007 Ros-Lehtinen Resolution Approved by House; Condemns Use of Human Shields at Military Sites
July 18, 2005 Egyptian Foreign Relations
Feb. 9, 2005 Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen
July 15, 2004 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2005 (Continued)
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