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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
March 29, 2013 Gillibrand, Slaughter Announce Legislation to Name Brockport Post Office After Fallen Army Staff Sergeant
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Work to End the Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims
March 13, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Military and Sexual Assault
March 13, 2013 Hearing of the Personnel Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Oversight: Sexual Assaults in the Military
March 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Shinseki - LGBT Rights
Feb. 15, 2013 Shaheen, Gillibrand Introduce Charlie Morgan Act Granting Equal Benefits for LGBT Military Families
Feb. 11, 2013 Shaheen, Gillibrand Applaud DOD Decision to Extend Benefits to LGBT Military Families
Jan. 23, 2013 Gillibrand Applauds Defense Decision to Lift Ban On Women in Combat
Dec. 7, 2012 Gillibrand Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Two Cases on Same-Sex Marriage
Dec. 5, 2012 U.S. Senate Passes Legislation Requiring a Report on Defense Department Plans to Open Combat Roles to Women
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Nov. 28, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Oct. 16, 2012 Politico- DoD Says It's at Turning Point in Sexual Assault Battle
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Jeh C. Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Sept. 20, 2012 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Aug. 26, 2012 New York Daily News - Congress Ready for Reform: Female Service Members Victimized by Sexual Assault Need Help
July 26, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Daniel Inouye, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Thad Cochran, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Appropriations
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 25, 2012 Key Senate Committee Passes Legislation Requiring a Report on Defense Department Plans to Open Combat Roles to Women
May 24, 2012 Shaheen Amendment Included in Defense Bill, Would Ensure Equity for Servicewomen in Reproductive Health
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 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 Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $24 Million Investment for Stormville Army National Guard Base Construction Project Clears Key Committees Vote -- Military Construction Project Will Build State Of The Art Maintenance Shop on Base
May 18, 2012 Letter to Daniel Ginsberg, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs
May 15, 2012 New Gillibrand Legislation Pushes Defense Department to Combat Hazing, Promote Diversity Among Senior Military Ranks
May 14, 2012 Gillibrand, Schumer: Veterans Returning to CNY from Iraq & Afghanistan Deserve Support Finding Jobs -- Senators Launch Proposal to Help CNY Vets Access the Education, Job Training & Skills they Need to Find a Job
May 7, 2012 Letter to Secretary Donley
March 15, 2012 Letter to The Homorable Michael Donley and General Norton Shwartz
Feb. 10, 2012 Schumer, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation to Ensure U.S. Military Buys Steel Made in America--Rather than China--For Armor Plates
Jan. 27, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Jan. 23, 2012 Letter to Secretary McHugh
Dec. 23, 2011 Letter to Dr. Joanne Rooney, Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
Dec. 6, 2011 Gillibrand Urges DOD to Require U.S.-Made Steel for Military Vehicles
Dec. 2, 2011 Gillibrand Secures Senate Approval of Defense Department Review Boosting Minorities and Women in Military Leadership Positions
Oct. 21, 2011 Gillibrand Statement on American Troops Coming Home from Iraq
Sept. 26, 2011 Letter to Director Lew
Sept. 20, 2011 Gillibrand Applauds Repeal Of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"
July 22, 2011 Gillibrand Statement On Presidential Certification Of DADT Repeal
June 20, 2011 Gillibrand Secures Key Committee Approval On Defense Partnership Boosting Minorities And Women In Military Leadership Positions
June 17, 2011 Lautenberg Co-Sponsors Bill to Provide Reproductive Rights for Women in Military
June 17, 2011 Senate Armed Services Committee Approves Amendment to Protect Service Members Who Are Victims of Sexual Assault
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense
June 15, 2011 Gillibrand Secures Key Senate Committee Approval for an Army Reserve Installation at Fort Wadsworth
June 6, 2011 Slaughter, Gillibrand Introduce Legislation To Give Women In Uniform Same Reproductive Rights As Civilians
May 27, 2011 Letter to Dr. Joesph F. Fontanella, Director of the U.S. Army Geospatial Center
April 14, 2011 Gillibrand Joins with Bipartisan Coalition of Senators to Introduce "Serve" Act to Protect Sanctity of Military Funerals
April 13, 2011 Senator Snowe Introduces Measure to Protect Military Funerals
March 15, 2011 Gillibrand Calls For Plan To Begin Combat Troop Redeployment From Afghanistan
March 10, 2011 Gillibrand Announce Stewart Air National Gaurd Base To Keep New C-17 Mission
Feb. 18, 2011 More Than 800 Vets From Iraq & Afghanistan Out Of Work In Capital Region -- Gillibrand Hosts Important Roundtable With Local Veterans And Business Leaders To Find Solutions
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