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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Jr, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/23/2009
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Jonathan; 2 Children: Theodore, Henry
Birth Date: 12/09/1966
Birth Place: Albany, NY
Home City: Brunswick, NY
Date Title
Issue Position: Standing Up for Our Troops and Veterans
Issue Position: Fighting Terrorism and Improving America's Security
July 18, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand: Funding Is Critical for Lockheed Martin Owego, At The Forefront Of Two of The Most Important Helicopter Programs In World
July 17, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Key Committee Includes Additional $450 Million In Funds For Lockheed Martin Owego's Combat Rescue & Marine One Helicopters Has Cleared Key Senate Hurdle
June 10, 2014 Buffalo News- Collins Join Critics of Deal That Won Bergdahl's Release
May 27, 2014 Key Senate Committee Passes Gillibrand Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $27 Million in Funding for Fort Drum's Unmanned Aerial Hanger Clears Key State Panel
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Secure Key Committee Approval for $23 Million for New Army Reserve Training Center in Mattydale
May 23, 2014 Gillibrand Secures Impact Aid for Highland Falls in NDAA, Which Passed Committee Yesterday
May 23, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Inclusion of Provision to Maintain Watervliet Arsenal's Critical Workforce in Ndaa, Which Passed Committee Yesterday
May 23, 2014 Gillibrand Announces Inclusion of Provision to Maintain Watervliet Arsenal's Critical Workforce in Ndaa, which Passed Committee Yesterday
May 23, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Key Senate Panel Approves Final $58 Million to Build New Barracks at West Point
May 22, 2014 Gillibrand Statement After Senate Armed Services Passed Annual Defense Bill Reversing Proposed Cuts to Commissary Benefits And New Tricare Fees -- Includes Gillibrand Backed Measures to Help Protect Victims Of Sexual Assault And Provide Care For Military Children With Developmental Disabilities
May 22, 2014 Gillibrand Statement After Senate Armed Services Passed Annual Defense Bill Reversing Proposed Cuts Commissary Benefits and New Tricare Fees-Incdes Gillibrand Backed Measures to Help Protect Victims of Sexual Assault and Provide Care for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities
Feb. 10, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Hanna Issue Statement on DFAS meeting
Feb. 5, 2014 Letter to John M. McHugh Secretary of the Army - Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Jan. 14, 2014 Sens. Paul, Wyden and Gillibrand Introduce Bill to Repeal AUMF for Iraq
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 6, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Senators Joined by Survivors, Retired General, Advocates Kick Off Final Two-Week Push For Creating an Independent Military Justice System - Defense Bill Expected on The Floor Before Thanksgiving
Nov. 5, 2013 Hirono, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Military Sexual Assault Victims During 32 Proceedings
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to General Martin E. Dempsey - Cancel All Contracts With Russian Firm Arming Assad
July 18, 2013 Gillibrand Announces Partnership Between West Point and Fredonia High-Tech Start-Up
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Sikhs in the Military
July 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Russian Made Helicopter Contract
June 12, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Armed Services Committee Dropping Military Justice Improvement Act from National Defense Bill
March 22, 2013 Statements On Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of the Honorable Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 24, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Meeting with Senator Hagel
Jan. 23, 2013 Gillibrand Applauds Defense Decision to Lift Ban On Women in Combat
Jan. 16, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Today's Meeting with Egyptian President Morsi on Bipartisan Codel Trip to Egypt
Jan. 16, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Today's Meeting with Egyptian President Morsi on Bipartisan Codel Trip to Egypt
Jan. 1, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Obama Announcement of U.S. Transition from Combat Operations in Afghanistan this Spring
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 21, 2012 Gillibrand Measure to Remove Convicted Sex Offenders from Military Passes Congress -- Heads to President's Desk as Part of 2013 Defense Bill to be Signed into Law
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 12, 2012 Gillibrand, Inhofe Push for $260 Million for U.S.-Israel Cooperative Missile Defense Programs
Nov. 1, 2012 Letter to Secretary Panetta
Oct. 10, 2012 At Gillibrand's Urging, Stewart Air National Guard Base Receives Early Two C-17 Aircraft Equipped with Extended-Range Capabilities
Sept. 27, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense - Made in America
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 10, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
May 25, 2012 On the Eve of Memorial Day Weekend, Gillbrand Announces Key Senate Committee Approval of Amendment to Establish Yellow Ribbon Day to Honor Members of the Armed Forces Serving Overseas
May 24, 2012 Gillibrand Secures Key Committee Approval for New Air Force Cyber Security Strategy for R&D at Rome Labs
May 24, 2012 Key Senate Committee Passes New Gillibrand Legislation Pushing Defense Department to Combat Hazing, Promote Diversity Among Senior Military Ranks
May 24, 2012 With One of Two New York Terrorism Emergency Task Forces At-Risk of Being Cut from Defense Budget, Gillibrand And Schumer Announce Key Senate Committee Passes Provision to Preserve New York's National Guard WMD Civil Support Teams
May 24, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $6.1 Million Investment for Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station Construction Project Clears Key Senate & House Committees -- Military Construction Project Will Build Facility for State-Of The-Art Flight Simulator on Base
May 24, 2012 Gillibrand, Schumer Secure Key Committee Approval of More Than $190 Million to Build New Barracks at West Point
May 24, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Secure Key Committee Approval of Nearly $140 Million for Construction at Fort Drum
May 18, 2012 Letter to Daniel Ginsberg, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs
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