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Mark Kirk's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (IL) - Jr, Republican
Date Title
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Foreign Policy: A Lifetime of Experience
Oct. 7, 2015 Kirk Secures $21.9 Million in Military Construction Projects for Illinois in Defense Authorization Bill
Oct. 2, 2015 Kirk Praises Committee Passage of Measure to Support Justice for Illinois & American Victims of Iranian Terrorism
June 23, 2015 Kirk Statement on Gaza Report by the U.N. Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry
May 19, 2015 FY2016 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Clears Senate Subcommittee
April 2, 2015 Kirk Statement on Israel's Successful Test of David's Sling Missile Defense
March 27, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Dick Durbin, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs
March 22, 2015 Kirk Urges More Self-Defense Assistance To Ukraine
Feb. 25, 2015 Kirk Condemns Iran for Military Drills to Kill U.S. Aircraft Carrier & 5,000 Americans Amid Nuclear Talks
Feb. 20, 2015 Bipartisan Senators Call for Tightened Sanctions on Russia, Increased Military Aid to Ukraine
Feb. 12, 2015 Kirk Statement on Ashton Carter Confirmation
Feb. 4, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Military Assistance to Ukraine
Dec. 19, 2014 Letter to Robert Cardillo, Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Scott Air Force Base to House Critical New Defense Facility
Dec. 12, 2014 Kirk Applauds Passage of NDAA and Funding for Construction of New Boeing Growlers
Nov. 12, 2014 Menendez - Kirk Statement on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Oct. 6, 2014 Kirk Statement on Suburban Illinois Teen Arrested on Terrorism Charges at O'Hare
Sept. 14, 2014 Kirk Emphasizes Importance of Greek & Israeli Partnership
Aug. 8, 2014 Kirk Statement on U.S. Airstrikes and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq
July 8, 2014 Kirk, Enyart: Scott Finalist for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Relocation
June 25, 2014 Kirk Commends Air Force's Decision to Bring New Jobs to Scott Air Force Base
June 9, 2014 Illinois / Iowa Delegation: Rock Island Arsenal Receives $110 Million in Federal Funding to Ensure Competitiveness & Steady Workload in Future
April 15, 2014 Kirk, Durbin, Simon Join Secretary of the Air Force at Scott Air Force Base
April 14, 2014 Kirk Tours Boeing, Calls on Congress to Support Navy Growler Program
March 13, 2014 Kirk to Kerry: Stop Subsidizing Iran-Sponsored Terrorism
March 6, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pearl Harbor Victims
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Oct. 2, 2013 Senator Kirk Visits with WWII Veterans at Memorial
Sept. 26, 2013 The Economic Times - Best Way Out of Afghanistan is Through New Dehli
Sept. 4, 2013 St. Louis Today - GOP House Members from Region Reject Striking Syria
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
Aug. 2, 2013 Kirk and Durbin: Defense Appropriations Bill Will Help Ensure Rock Island Arsenal's Long-Term Strength
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 18, 2013 Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Spending Bill
April 18, 2013 Naval Station Great Lakes Recruits Sailors to Help Prevent Flood Damage in Gurnee
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Feb. 26, 2013 Senator Kirk Statement on Hagel Nomination Vote
Feb. 14, 2013 Senator Kirk Statement on Hagel Nomination Vote
Dec. 21, 2012 Senator Kirk: New Iran Sanctions Pass Congress
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. 12, 2012 Senator Kirk Statement on Attacks in Libya and Egypt
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to Zhang Yesui, Ambassador to the United States of the People's Republic of China
July 31, 2012 Kirk Statement on New Iran Sanctions Bill and Designations
June 19, 2012 Kirk Statement on P5+1 Talks with Iran
June 6, 2012 Iowa/Illinois Senators Announce that Senate Committee Approves Provisions from their Bill to Increase Workload at Rock Island Arsenal
May 30, 2012 Kirk and Dold: Recent Rescue of Teens Near Winnetka Underscores Need to Keep Waukegan Coast Guard Facility Open
May 10, 2012 Illinois / Iowa Senators Introduce Bill to Require Strategic Plan for Workload Increases at Rock Island Arsenal
March 12, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
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