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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Sr, Republican
Date Title
Issue Position: National Defense
Feb. 12, 2015 Vitter Urges Defense Secretary Nominee to Support Fort Polk, Barksdale
Jan. 8, 2015 Vitter Meets with Air Force Officials, Pushes Four-Star Recognition for Barksdale's Global Strike Command
Jan. 2, 2015 Vitter Fights to Protect Louisiana Military Bases, Strengthen National Security
Dec. 30, 2014 From David's Desk: 2014 in Review
Dec. 19, 2014 Vitter: Army Reverses Disgraceful Retirement Policies
Dec. 12, 2014 Vitter Secures 15 Provisions for Louisiana, Ft. Polk, and Barksdale in Defense Authorization
Nov. 24, 2014 Vitter Statement on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Resignation
Oct. 20, 2014 Vitter Named "Champion of National Security" by Center for Security Policy
Oct. 15, 2014 Vitter to Testify at Louisiana House Homeland Security Hearing Tomorrow on Camp Minden, Border Security
Sept. 23, 2014 Vitter Statement on U.S. Airstrikes Against ISIS
July 29, 2014 Vitter to Continue Blocking Army Nominee Until Explosives Removed from Camp Minden
July 17, 2014 Vitter to Block Army Nominee Until They Clean Up Mess at Camp Minden
July 17, 2014 Letter to Katherine Hammack, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Camp Minden Cleanup
July 9, 2014 Vitter Pledges to Continue Support for Maintaining Troop Levels at Fort Polk
June 4, 2014 Vitter Briefed on Bergdahl, Terrorist Swap
June 2, 2014 Vitter: Release of Taliban Detainees Terribly Dangerous
May 29, 2014 Vitter Announces Global Strike Command at Barksdale Recommended for Four-Star Position
May 27, 2014 Vitter Prevents Prioritizing Illegal Immigrants over Legal Citizens in Defense Bill
May 23, 2014 Vitter Secures Provisions for Louisiana in Defense Authorization
April 14, 2014 Vitter Meetings Get Army Commitment to Keep Ft. Polk Hospital Open
March 7, 2014 Vitter: Fork Polk, Barksdale Must Remain Priorities for Defense Department
Feb. 24, 2014 Vitter Fights to Protect Louisiana Military Bases from Budget Cuts
Nov. 13, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed-- Continued
Sept. 24, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Pressure on Iran
Sept. 6, 2013 From David's Desk: August 2013 Roundup
Sept. 3, 2013 Daily Comet - Local Lawmakers Want More Details
Aug. 8, 2013 Canceling of Obama's Russia Trip Underscores Need to Keep U.S. Nuclear Deterrent Capabilities Intact
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
June 25, 2013 Fleming and Vitter React to Fort Polk Announcement
June 19, 2013 Vitter Comments on Obama's Plan to Shrink Strategic Nuclear Force
June 14, 2013 Vitter Secures Key Provisions for Louisiana in Defense Authorization
May 29, 2013 Letter to Governor Jindal - Remedy Camp Minden Munitions
May 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections
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. 21, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Withdraw Hagel Nomination
Feb. 14, 2013 Executive Session
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 7, 2013 Vitter to be "No" Vote on Hagel Nomination
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Oct. 5, 2012 Senators Call for Eliminating Pentagon Waste
Oct. 5, 2012 Udall, Colleagues Call on Defense Secretary to Eliminate Pentagon Waste
Oct. 5, 2012 Letter to Secretary Panetta
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Aug. 31, 2012 Vitter Secures Commitment to Keep Global Strike Command at Barksdale
May 24, 2012 Vitter Successfully Halts Proposed Cuts to A-10's at Barksdale
March 28, 2012 Senators Kyl, Vitter, 41 Others Want President to Clarify Position of "Flexibility" on Missile Defense
March 22, 2012 Letter to Chairman Levin, Chairman Inouye, Ranking Member McCain, and Vice Chairman Cochran
March 20, 2012 Vitter Grills Air Force Leadership on A-10 Cuts, Plans for Barksdale and Fort Polk
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