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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 30, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Confronting Piracy Off the Coast of Somalia
April 28, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Twenty-First Century War Powers
April 23, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Voice of Veterans of the Afghan War
March 26, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – The Nomination of Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry to be Ambassador to Afghanistan
March 25, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee – Nomination of Christopher Hill to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq
March 19, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Prospects for Engagement with Russia
March 5, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - U. S. Strategy Regarding Iran
March 3, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations - Iranian Political and Nuclear Realities and U.S. Policy Options
Feb. 27, 2009 Chairman Kerry Statement on President Obama's Iraq Plan
Feb. 26, 2009 Kerry on Gates' Decision to Allow Photographers to Document Return of Flag-Draped Coffins at Dover
Feb. 26, 2009 Panel I of a Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Engaging with Muslim Communities Around the World
Feb. 12, 2009 Senate Foreign Relations Committee Roundtable
Feb. 5, 2009 Senate Foreign Relations Committee Roundtable
Jan. 22, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Nominations of James Steinberg and Jacob Lew for Deputy Secretary of State
Jan. 13, 2009 Afternoon Session of a Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Oct. 26, 2008 The Republican Newsroom - Kerry Proud of Senate Record; Opponents Critical of Votes
Oct. 14, 2008 Kerry Measure To End Wartime Propaganda Becomes Law
Sept. 30, 2008 Congress Passes Kerry Measure Demanding End To Wartime Propaganda
Aug. 4, 2008 Bay Windows - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' in the Crosshairs
July 31, 2008 In Speech on Terrorism, Kerry Responds to Sec. Gates' National Defense Strategy Assessment: "Guns and Bombs Alone Are Not Enough to Win the War of Ideas"
July 25, 2008 Fall River Herald News - Obama's Iraq Plan Draws Praise from Kerry
May 22, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2008--Continued
May 22, 2008 Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008
May 12, 2008 Kerry Announces Legislation to Protect Military Families, Consumers From Deceptive Calling Cards
April 28, 2008 Letter to The Honorable Gene Dodaro, Acting Comptroller General, United States Government Accountability Office
April 10, 2008 Senate Passes Kerry Housing Legislation to Protect Veterans from Foreclosure
April 9, 2008 Kerry, Chambliss Introduce Expansion of National Guard and Reserve Benefits to Include Duty Performed After September 11, 2001
April 2, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Iraq After the Surge: Military Prospects
March 31, 2008 Let's Show Dick Cheney What Service Really Means
March 13, 2008 Kerry Housing Legislation Would Protect Military, Veterans from Foreclosure
Feb. 15, 2008 Kerry Legislation Would Protect Military Service Members, Veterans from Foreclosure
Feb. 8, 2008 Kerry Pushes for Investigation into Kevlar Helmets
Feb. 6, 2008 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Diplomatic Nominations
Jan. 31, 2008 Military Reservist and Veteran Small Business Reauthorization and Opportunity Act of 2008
Jan. 30, 2008 Press Conference by Senator John Kerry (D-MA); Senator Norm Coleman (R-MN); General James Jones - The Release of Three Major Reports on Afghanistan
Dec. 13, 2007 Senate Passes Kerry-Smith Provision for Reservist Employers: Small Businesses Earn Tax Credit for Helping Reservists Deployed Overseas
Dec. 12, 2007 Kennedy, Kerry on Hanscom Privatized Housing Project
Dec. 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Michael W. Wynne
Dec. 5, 2007 John Kerry Speaks at SAIS on a Winning Strategy in Afghanistan
Oct. 2, 2007 Senate Approves Kerry Resolution Condemning Military Crackdown in Burma
Sept. 25, 2007 Kerry Statement on Threat of Military Crackdown in Burma
Sept. 20, 2007 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008--Continued
Sept. 20, 2007 Change of Vote
Sept. 16, 2007 NBC "Meet the Press" -Transcript
Sept. 11, 2007 Kerry Says Bringing Home 30,000 Troops is Too Little, Too Late
Sept. 10, 2007 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" -Transcript
Aug. 16, 2007 Kerry: Report Reinforces Need to Improve Care for All Wounds of War
July 26, 2007 Kerry, Obama, Harkin, McCaskill, Baucus, Biden Draft Bill To Help Families Caring For Wounded Military
July 25, 2007 Kerry, Murphy Tout Victory in Fight For Military Pay Raise
July 19, 2007 Kerry On Patrick's Plan To Keep Massachusetts A Global Leader In Life Sciences Industry
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