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Kirsten Gillibrand's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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
May 27, 2014 Key Senate Committee Passes Gillibrand Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board
May 23, 2014 Gillibrand Secures Impact Aid for Highland Falls in NDAA, Which Passed Committee Yesterday
May 23, 2014 As Nation Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day, Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Congressional Passage of Legislation Awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Puerto Rican Army Regiment
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 14, 2014 Gillibrand Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Health Coverage for Military Children with Developmental Disabilities
May 1, 2014 Gillibrand Statement on New DOD Military Sexual Assault Report
April 16, 2014 Local Long Island Veteran Prompts Senator Gillibrand to Introduce New Legislation Requiring Mental Health Professional on Military Review Board
April 7, 2014 After Taking On Sexual Assault In The Military, Gillibrand Joined By Nyc Student Survivors Launches New Effort Fighting Sexual Assaults On College Campuses
March 6, 2014 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Vote to Reform Military Justice System
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - The Relationships Between Military Sexual Assault, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide
Feb. 26, 2014 After Consent Agreement Reached, Military Sexual Assault Reform Bill Now Set for Senate Floor Action in March
Feb. 6, 2014 Ahead of Sexual Assault Vote Expected on Senate Floor Next Week, Bipartisan Group of Senators, Survivors, Advocates Continue Push for Independent Military Justice System
Jan. 10, 2014 Gillibrand Statement on New Defense Report on Sexual Assaults at U.S. Military Academies
Jan. 8, 2014 Gillibrand Statement on Retirement of Military Commander Who Overturned Guilty Verdict In Aviano Sexual Assault Case and Shut Down Court Martial of Accused Rapist in Another Assault Case
Dec. 20, 2013 Gillibrand Statement In Response To President's Plan To Address Military Sexual Assault
Nov. 25, 2013 WNY Delegation Urges Homeland Security to Set Up Shop at Niagara Falls Air Base
Nov. 20, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
Nov. 19, 2013 Generals, Veterans, Advocates and Sexual Assualt Survivors Continue Push for Independent Military Justice System
Nov. 19, 2013 Grassley Continues Work for Passage of Military Justice Reform for Sexual Assault Cases
Nov. 17, 2013 ABC "This Week" - Transcript - Military Sexual Assault and Affordable Care Act
Nov. 14, 2013 Military Justice Improvement Act
Nov. 14, 2013 Military Justice Improvement Act
Oct. 10, 2013 Gillibrand Responds to Testimony by Nominee for Navy Undersecretary Advocating Against Sexual Assault Cases Being Decided "Based on Evidence"
Sept. 27, 2013 Breaking: Defense Advisory Committee Voted Today in Favor of Removing Decision Whether to Prosecute Sexual Assaults from the Chain of Command - First Body Connected to DoD to Endorse Gillibrand Approach
Sept. 23, 2013 Three More Retired Generals Come Forward in Support of Gillibrand Proposal to Create Independent, Non-Biased, Objective Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military
Aug. 15, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on New Pentagon Sexual Assault Policy
Aug. 7, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on President Obama's Commitment to End Military Sexual Assaults
July 31, 2013 Rep. Benishek Announces Strong Bipartisan Support in for His Effort to Reform the Military Justice System
July 30, 2013 Boxer Joins Blumenthal, Gillibrand to Applaud Inclusion of $25 Million Special Victims' Counsel Program in Defense Appropriations Bill
July 16, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Military Sexual Assault
July 16, 2013 Rand Paul and Ted Cruz Join Gillibrand, Boxer, Grassley Effort to Create Independent, Non-Biased Military Justice System for Victims of Sexual Assault When Defense Bill Comes to Senate Floor This Month
July 12, 2013 Letter to Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs - TRICARE
July 11, 2013 Gillibrand, Kaine Urge Defense Secretary Hagel to Allow Sikh Soldiers Who Wear Beards, Turbans to Serve in the Military
July 11, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary of Defense Dr. Jonathan Woodson - Military Children with Disabilities
July 8, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Sikhs in the Military
June 12, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Senate Armed Services Committee Dropping Military Justice Improvement Act from National Defense Bill
June 12, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Bloomberg - Female Senators Challenging Pentagon On Sex Assault Rules
June 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Personnel Subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee - Markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 9, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" - Transcript - Military Sexual Assault
May 29, 2013 Letter to Secretary Hagel - Reconsider DoD School Closings, Teacher Furloughs
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Collins, Boxer, Johanns, Benishek, Gabbard, Begich, Blumenthal, Coons, Franken, Hirono, Mikulski, Pryor, Schatz, Shaheen, Rockefeller, Feinstein, Hanna, Sinema, Joined by Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault in Announcing Bicameral Legislation Reforming Military Justice System
May 16, 2013 Gillibrand, Hanna Announce Legislation to Reform Military Justice System
May 14, 2013 Gillibrand Statement on Breaking News of New Investigation into Sexual Assault by Army Sergeant in Charge of Sexual Assault Prevention, Second Such Incident in Two Weeks
May 8, 2013 NY Times - Study Finds Increase in Sex Assaults in Military
May 7, 2013 Gillibrand Reacts to New Defense Department Report Showing 26,000 Sexual Assaults in the Military in FY "12
April 30, 2013 Associated Press - Outraged Lawmakers Look to Change Military Justice
April 22, 2013 Gillibrand Responds to New DOD Survey Showing More Than 1 in 5 Women Servicemembers Reported Unwanted Sexual Contact in 2011
April 15, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Cooperation Between the Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs
April 8, 2013 The Huffington Post - Chuck Hagel Calls For Ending Military Law Option To Overturn Court Martial
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