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Rick Larsen's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Richard 'Rick' Ray Larsen
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Tiia; 2 Children: Robert, Per
Birth Date: 06/15/1965
Birth Place: Arlington, WA
Home City: Lake Stevens, WA
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Strengthening Our National Defense
June 20, 2014 Larsen: Defense Funding Bill Supports NW Priorities
June 4, 2014 Larsen: Navy P-8A Decision Great for NASWI, National Security
May 28, 2014 Larsen Statement on President Obama's Plan to Withdraw from Afghanistan
May 22, 2014 Larsen Supports NW Priorities in Defense Spending Bill
May 8, 2014 Larsen Statement on Republican Committee on Benghazi Attacks
April 25, 2014 Larsen: Another Step Finished in Bringing P-8As to Whidbey Island
Dec. 12, 2013 Larsen Secures Job-Creating and Security-Enhancing Measures in Defense Bill
June 14, 2013 Larsen Secures Priorities in House-Passed Defense Bill
June 6, 2013 Larsen Leads Bipartisan Legislation to Help Students in Schools Serving Military Bases and Indian Tribe
May 3, 2013 Larsen Announces Major Navy Commitments to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and Naval Station Everett
April 5, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy - Skagit General Investigation Study
Dec. 20, 2012 Conference Report H.R. 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
May 31, 2012 Larsen Fights for Working Families in Military Construction Bill
May 31, 2012 Larsen Votes for Bill with More than $6 Million in Investment for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
May 18, 2012 Larsen Votes to Ensure Due Process, End Mandatory Military Detention
May 17, 2012 Letter to Michael B. Donley, U.S. Air Force Secretary
March 11, 2012 Larsen Statement on Incident in Afghanistan
Feb. 29, 2012 Larsen's Legislation to Improve Impact Aid Moves Forward in House of Representatives
Dec. 20, 2011 Larsen: Impact Aid Funded at $45 Million for 2012
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force
July 22, 2011 Larsen Statement on Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
June 21, 2011 Blog: Larsen: It is Time for a Change in Afghanistan
May 2, 2011 US-China Working Group Returns From a "Trip of Firsts" to China
Dec. 9, 2010 Larsen Supports DREAM Act to Help Young People Serve our Country
Nov. 30, 2010 Larsen Statement on Don't Ask Don't Tell Report
Nov. 30, 2010 Time for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' to go
Oct. 8, 2010 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy; Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations
Aug. 13, 2010 Letter to Secretary Mabus and Admiral Roughead
July 22, 2010 Larsen Introduces Legislation to Ensure a Quality Education for Children in Local Military, Tribal Communities
May 28, 2010 Larsen Votes for Defense Bill to Raise Military Pay, Support Troops and Families, Strengthen National Security
July 21, 2009 Larsen Returns From Congressional Fact-Finding Trip To Guantanamo Bay
June 25, 2009 Larsen Votes To Raise Military Pay, Support Troops And Military Families
May 21, 2009 Hearing of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for National Security Space and Missile Defense Programs
May 19, 2009 Hearing Of The Seapower And Expeditionary Forces Subcommittee Of The House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request For Department Of The Navy Aviation Programs
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
Nov. 10, 2008 Larsen Veterans Day Statement
June 27, 2008 Larsen Delivers for Skagit GI, Swinomish Dredging in House Funding Bill
June 24, 2008 Larsen Votes to Stop Medicare Payment Cut, Preserve Access to Health Care for Northwest Washington Seniors and Military Families
May 5, 2008 Larsen Delivers for Island County Families Who Rely on Whidbey General for Care
April 8, 2008 Larsen: What I Don't Want to Hear From Crocker and Petraeus
Feb. 29, 2008 Larsen Statement on Air Force Tanker Announcement
Feb. 27, 2008 Larsen: Strengthen the Coast Guard to Protect Northwest Washington Jobs, Ports and Families
Sept. 6, 2007 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Subject: Independent Assessment of Iraqi Security Forces
Aug. 2, 2007 Larsen: Readiness Bill Strengthens Military, Supports Military Families
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
June 6, 2007 Rep. Courtney Leads Bipartisan Effort for Independent GAO Study into Body Armor Protection for U.S. Troops
May 17, 2007 Larsen Votes for Defense Bill to Strengthen Readiness, Protect Our Troops, Raise Military Pay
May 2, 2007 Larsen Votes to Override President's Veto of Iraq Accountability Act
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