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Pat Roberts' Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Charles 'Pat' Patrick Roberts
Office: U.S. Senate (KS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Franki; 3 Children: David, Ashleigh, Anne-Wesley
Birth Date: 04/20/1936
Birth Place: Topeka, KS
Home City: Dodge City, KS
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Military Affairs
July 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bring Our Jailed Marine Home
June 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Guantanamo Bay Detainees Swap
June 5, 2014 Senator Roberts Issues Statement on Release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl
June 5, 2014 Roberts Report: Answers for Veterans Care, Honor Flight, ObamaCare Watchdog and More
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
April 23, 2014 Roberts, Moran, Pompeo Applaud Air Force's Final Decision on Basing Tankers at McConnell AFB
Jan. 6, 2014 Senators Roberts and Moran, Reps. Huelskamp and Jenkins Announce: Ft. Riley to Receive $16 million Federal Grant to Replace Ft. Riley Elementary School
Sept. 18, 2013 Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013
Aug. 2, 2013 Sens. Moran and Roberts Introduce Legislation to Honor Junction City's Lieutenant General Richard Seitz
Jan. 9, 2013 Air Force Announces McConnell AFB and Forbes Field As Finalsits for KC-46A Tankers
Sept. 21, 2012 Coast Guard Pay and Personnel Center
July 13, 2012 E-Newsletter 6/13/12
May 25, 2012 Senator Roberts' Memorial Day Statement
June 20, 2011 Ft. Riley is in Our Prayers
Dec. 20, 2010 The Christian Science Monitor - In Historic Vote, Senate Moves to End 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Dec. 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Carl Levin, Chairman, Committee on Armed Services
Sept. 30, 2010 Military Absentee Voting Week
Sept. 29, 2010 Senators Roberts and Brownback's Five-Star General's Bill Approved by Senate
Aug. 5, 2010 Nominaton of Elena Kagan
July 23, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates Secretary of Defense
June 16, 2010 Marine Corps Bill
May 28, 2010 Senator Roberts Issues Statement Recognizing the Nation's Fallen for Memorial Day
May 10, 2010 Kansas Guard Troops in Africa
April 21, 2010 Tanker Competition
Nov. 5, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 26, 2009 June Column
May 20, 2009 Press Conference With Senate Republicans - Senate Vote On Funds For Guantanamo Closure
May 20, 2009 Press Conference With Senate Republicans - Senate Vote on Funds for Guantanamo Closure
May 13, 2009 Statement Of Pat Roberts - Hearing: Problems For Military And Overseas Voters: Why Many Soldiers And Their Families Can't Vote
May 13, 2009 Senator Roberts Stands Up for Military Members and Their Families' Voting Rights Overseas
May 8, 2009 Senator Roberts Supports Program to Help Military Families Receive Scholarships
March 11, 2009 Bipartisan Legislation Would Secure Back Pay for U.S. Troops
Jan. 27, 2009 January Monthly Column
Jan. 9, 2009 Senator Roberts Applauds Navy Commitment to Leave No Man Behind
Sept. 30, 2008 Senator Roberts: Senate Passes Bill To Improve Process For Members Of The Military To Vote
Sept. 18, 2008 Senator Roberts Supports Military Pay Increase; Votes to Transfer Reconstruction Costs on to Iraq
Sept. 10, 2008 Senator Roberts and Senator Brownback: Halting Flawed Tanker Program Good for Kansas and Warfighter
Aug. 1, 2008 Senator Roberts: Senate Passes Higher Ed Financial Aid Bill; Scholarships for Military Families, Math and Science Majors
July 28, 2008 Senator Roberts: Senate Passes Roberts' Plan to Helps Kansas Military Families
July 15, 2008 Lawmakers, Seniors, Soldiers Rally for Final Approval of Medicare Bill
May 22, 2008 Senator Roberts: Senate Approves Critical Military Tax Relief
May 14, 2008 Senate Resolution 565--Designating May 15, 2008 as Military Kids Day
May 8, 2008 Senator Roberts Receives the Armed Services YMCA Award
Jan. 31, 2008 Senator Roberts: Extend GI Bill Educational Benefits to Military Spouses and Children
Nov. 15, 2007 Senator Roberts Honors Military Families
Oct. 25, 2007 Kansas Congressional Delegation Supports New Brigade Location at Ft. Riley
Oct. 11, 2007 Letter to Michael Wynne, United States Air Force Secretary
Sept. 6, 2007 Senator Roberts: Senate Approves Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill
Aug. 7, 2007 Senator Roberts: Calls for Expanded Family and Medical Leave for Injured Servicemembers
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