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David Vitter's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: David B. Vitter
Office: U.S. Senate (LA) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Wendy; 4 Children: Sophie, Lise, Airey, Jack
Birth Date: 05/03/1961
Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
Home City: Metairie, LA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Jan. 28, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Recent Changes to the U.S. Military Retirement System
Sept. 20, 2013 Vitter Urges Air Force Secretary Nominee to Address Religious Freedom
May 20, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Military Conscience Protections
Aug. 1, 2012 Vitter Secures Air Force Chief Nominee Commitment to Keep Global Strike Command at Barksdale
July 21, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Leon Panetta
July 12, 2011 Letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta
June 22, 2011 Vitter Comments on President's Afghanistan Speech
April 8, 2011 Vitter Co-sponsors Bill to Ensure Military Pay
April 4, 2011 Vitter: KSM Military Commission Right Move by Obama
March 8, 2011 Vitter on Terror Trials: WH Needs to be More Clear
Nov. 19, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General
Sept. 17, 2010 Vitter Comments on Navy Announcement on Avondale
April 23, 2010 Vitter Advocates for Corps Reform on Senate Floor
March 26, 2010 Vitter Objects to Walsh Promotion Over Corps Concerns
Nov. 20, 2009 Vitter's View: Treating Gitmo Detainees as Terrorists, not Citizens
Nov. 10, 2009 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 18, 2009 Vitter Applauds Final Selection of Barksdale as Home of Global Strike Command
May 20, 2009 Press Conference With Senate Republicans
May 20, 2009 Press Conference With Senate Republicans - Senate Vote On Funds For Guantanamo Closure
March 25, 2009 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 18, 2008 Vitter Applauds Corps' OK of MR-GO Closure
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008 - Continued
April 15, 2008 Vitter Applauds Passage of Purple Heart Legislation
March 19, 2008 Vitter Participates in CODEL to Afghanistan
Feb. 10, 2008 Vitter's View: Defending our Marines
Nov. 13, 2007 Law of the Sea Treaty
Sept. 27, 2007 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - The U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea
Sept. 10, 2007 Iraq
Aug. 22, 2007 Vitter Issues Statement on Recent Visit to Iraq
May 26, 2007 Vitter Statement on the Passage of Supplemental Appropriations Bill
May 17, 2007 Vitter Reaches Agreement on Van Antwerp Nomination
Feb. 5, 2007 MSNBC Hardball-Transcript
Nov. 29, 2006 Sen. Vitter Comments on the Retirement of Col. Wagenaar
Oct. 31, 2006 Sen. Vitter's Letter to Sen. John Kerry Regarding His Remarks About Our Troops in Iraq
Sept. 13, 2005 Hurricane Katrina
May 13, 2005 No BRAC Reductions at Barksdale
May 13, 2005 BRAC Good News for Fort Polk
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: National Defense
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