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Bruce Braley's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Bruce Braley
Office: U.S. House (IA) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Lisa, David, Paul
Birth Date: 10/30/1957
Birth Place: Grinnell
Home City: Waterloo, IA
Date Title
Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans and Military Families
June 11, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 3, 2014 Opposition to National Guard Spending Cuts
March 6, 2014 Braley Statement on Senate's Failure to Pass Military Justice Improvement Act
Dec. 13, 2013 Braley Statement on House-Passed Defense Bill
Nov. 20, 2013 Braley Reintroduces Legislation to Improve Access to Veterans' Health Care Facilities
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
July 25, 2013 Braley-Sponsored Provisions Included in House-Passed Department of Defense Appropriations Bill
July 23, 2013 Braley Continues Fight to End Sexual Assault in the Military
June 27, 2013 Braley Applauds House Bill Passage to Protect Victims of Military Sexual Assault
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 12, 2013 House Considering Legislation this Week that Would Address Crisis of Sexual Assault in Military
May 6, 2013 Braley Statement on the Arrest of Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski for Sexual Assault
March 14, 2013 Letter to Defense Secretary Charles Hagel - Reps Speier & Braley Request Meeting With Defense Secretary To Discuss Aviano Air Base Scandal
March 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Aviano Air Base Scandal
March 12, 2013 Reps Speier, Braley and Meehan Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Military Commanders from Overturning Convictions
Jan. 17, 2013 Braley Presses Pentagon on Ending Breakfast for Troops Serving in Afghanistan
Dec. 21, 2012 Braley Joins Latham and Iowa Delegation in Last-Ditch Effort to Block Des Moines Air National Guard Cuts
July 19, 2012 Braley Statement on Defense Appropriations Bill
May 16, 2012 Hearing of the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee - Examining Executive Order #13607 and Its Impact on Schools and Veterans
April 26, 2012 Braley Statement on Obama Plan to Stop Deceptive Practices by Educational Institutions that Target Veterans
Dec. 15, 2011 House Passes Defense Bill with Braley Provisions Strengthening Protections for Sexual Assault Victims in Military
Oct. 12, 2011 House Passes Braley Bill to Protect Vets' Homes from Foreclosure
Oct. 11, 2011 Providing Surviving Military Spouses WIth Mortgage Protection
Sept. 30, 2011 Braley Urges Administration to Protect Military Families Hurt by Foreclosure Crisis
Sept. 27, 2011 Letter to Secretary Geithner, Secretary Donovan, Chairman Schapiro and Director DeMarco
Aug. 16, 2011 Braley Meets with Iowa National Guard, Discusses Jobs for Troops
July 6, 2011 Braley Statement on Change of Condolence Letter Policy
June 22, 2011 Braley Secures Justice for Tortured Gulf War Heroes
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 13, 2011 Braley Commends Delta for Reimbursing Soldiers
May 27, 2011 Iowa and Illinois Delegations Seek Substantive Answers from Army on Arsenal
April 13, 2011 Braley Fights to Get Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault in Military
March 30, 2011 Braley Works to Get Justice for Victims of Sexual Assault in Military
March 7, 2011 Braley Travels to Afghanistan
Oct. 30, 2010 Braley Announces Respite Leave Update
Oct. 21, 2010 National Guard Honors Braley
May 31, 2010 Braley Statement on Memorial Day
Feb. 17, 2010 Braley Announces Timeline For Troops' Overdue Payment
Dec. 2, 2009 Braley Statement On President Obama's Speech
June 4, 2009 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Commercial Sales of Military Technologies
April 24, 2008 Letter to Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Re: Prompt Response on Study Examining How to Effectively Help Military Families
March 18, 2008 1-133rd GI Bill Benefits Update: Army Error Fixed for All Iowa National Guard Soldiers Impacted
Jan. 23, 2008 President's Defense Bill Veto
Dec. 12, 2007 Rep. Braley Launches Website to Track Latest Progress in 1-133rd GI Bill Benefits Investigation
Oct. 24, 2007 Braley Launches Congressional Investigation into Denial of Benefits to Iowa National Guard Troops
Oct. 17, 2007 Braley Tax Credit for Troops Added to House Military Tax Benefits Package
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Blackwater USA; Private Security Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan
Sept. 19, 2007 Bush Refuses to Budge from the Status Quo in Iraq
Aug. 3, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army
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