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Jim Gerlach's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Jim Gerlach
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Karen; 3 Children; 3 Stepchildren
Birth Date: 02/25/1955
Birth Place: Ellwood City, PA
Home City: Chester Springs, PA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - DOD Helicopter Buy
Dec. 12, 2013 Gerlach Statement on Budget Agreement
Sept. 10, 2013 Response to President's Address on Syria
Sept. 5, 2013 Answers Needed on Syria
Aug. 28, 2013 Statement on Syria
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
Feb. 11, 2013 Gerlach Says Five Months of Stonewalling on Benghazi Must End
July 18, 2012 Gerlach Calls on President to Level with Troops, Their Families and the American Public About Looming Defense Cuts
June 22, 2011 Gerlach Statement on Troop Reductions in Afghanistan
May 2, 2011 Gerlach Statement on the U.S. Military's Successful Mission in Bringing Terrorist Osama bin Laden to Justice
April 7, 2011 Gerlach Votes to Protect Paychecks for our Troops, Provide Certainty for Defense Funding
Jan. 19, 2011 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary, United States Department of Defense
Nov. 30, 2010 6th District grateful for sacrifices of Army Staff Sgt. Sean M. Flannery, Army Specialist Anthony Vargas and all of our brave troops around the globe
March 10, 2010 Gerlach Supports Allowing Troops To Complete Mission In Afghanistan
Dec. 1, 2009 Gerlach Statement On President's Decision To Send More Troops Into Afghanistan
June 22, 2009 House Leaders Let Another Billion-Dollar Bailout Get In The Way Of Bipartisan Troop Funding Bill
Aug. 28, 2008 Jewish Exponent - 6th District Battle Could Be a Real Nail-Biter
Jan. 28, 2008 Congressman Jim Gerlach (PA-06) Issued the Following Statement After President Bush's State of the Union Address:
Sept. 5, 2007 Bipartisan Group of House Members Asks Leadership to Put Politics Aside, Address Iraq War Issues with Civility
Aug. 2, 2007 Gerlach, Dent Push House to Adopt Iraq Study Group Recommendations
March 22, 2007 Letter: To Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House, and David Obey, Chair Committee on Appropriations
March 20, 2007 Wexler and 246 Members of Congress Urge EU Not to Provide Aid to New Palestinian Government
Feb. 16, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 16, 2007 Gerlach Will Vote in Support of Troops in Iraq
Jan. 11, 2007 Gerlach Responds to President's Plan for Redeployment
Nov. 1, 2006 Press Release - Jim gerlach Calls On Kerry To Resign, Lois Murphy To Return $37,000 In Kerry Contributions
Oct. 25, 2006 Press Release - President Bush Moving Towards Gerlach Position on Iraq - Hold Iraqis Accountable Now So US Troops Can Come Home
July 13, 2006 Gerlach Calls on Lois Murphy to Denounce DCCC Fundraising Ad Exploiting Fallen Soldiers
June 16, 2006 Declaring that the United States Will Prevail in the Global War on Terror
June 14, 2006 Gerlach to Vote "Yes" Declaring the United States Will Prevail on the Global War on Terror
June 8, 2006 Gerlach Statement on Death of Top al Qaeda Leader in Iraq
May 18, 2006 Gerlach Demands Accountability in Iraq
April 5, 2006 Gerlach Again Asks Silent Murphy To Discuss Issues
Dec. 15, 2005 Republican Leaders on the War on Terror Hail yet Another Victory for Iraq
Jan. 28, 2005 Fair and free: Elections are the next milestone in Iraq's journey to democracy
July 2, 2004 Capitol Hill Update
May 13, 2004 Fox News The Big Story with John Gibson
March 11, 2004 Iraq and the War on Terror
Issue Position: War on Terror & Iraq
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