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Jim Cooper's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Jim Cooper
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 3 Children: Mary, Jamie, Hayes
Birth Date: 06/19/1954
Birth Place: Nashville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
March 6, 2014 Cooper Cosponsors Bill to Address Military Sexual Assaults
July 10, 2013 Cooper Co-Sponsors Legislation to Improve Health of Military Exposed to Toxic Chemicals
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
March 15, 2013 Cooper Pushes to Preserve Stature of Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medals
March 4, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal
Jan. 24, 2013 Cooper Statement on Lifting of Military Ban on Women in Combat
July 23, 2009 Op-Ed: Obama Plan Offers Long-Term Success
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
May 11, 2007 U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper Calls for Probe of Army Recruiting Practices
June 15, 2006 Message from the Senate
June 14, 2006 The Iraqi War Debate
April 27, 2006 Letter to Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Hon. Duncan Hunter
Jan. 31, 2006 Saluting the Tennessee Army National Guard's 168th Military Police Battalion
Oct. 27, 2005 Disapproving the Recommendations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission
Dec. 10, 2004 Cooper Questions Continued Armor Shortages in Letter to Secretary Rumsfeld
Oct. 4, 2004 Larson and Colleagues Urge GAO to Investigate Overextension of Armed Forces
July 15, 2004 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Army Transformation - Transcript
May 21, 2004 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Transcript
May 5, 2004 Congressional Democrats Call on Chairman Hunter to Help Military Widows
April 29, 2004 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Afghanistan Security and Reconstruction
April 1, 2004 Hearing of the Tactical Air Land Forces Subcom. of the House Armed Services Com. on Future Combat System And Force Protection Initiatives - Transcript
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights and Equality
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