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Joe Manchin III's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Joe Manchin III
Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Gayle; 3 Children: Heather, Joseph IV, Brooke
Birth Date: 08/24/1947
Birth Place: Farmington, WV
Home City: Fairmont, WV
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2014 Charleston Daily Mail - Manchin Meets Marine Corps
July 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Surplus Military Equipment
June 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President - Afghanistan Troop Withdrawl
May 23, 2014 Manchin Includes 10 Provisions to Annual Senate Armed Services Committee Mark-Up of the National Defense Authorization Act
May 8, 2014 Manchin Cosponsors Legislation to Launch Army Force Structure Commission
May 6, 2014 Markey Joins Leahy, Graham to Introduce Bill To Launch Commission To Evaluate Army Budget Changes Proposed By The Administration
Feb. 25, 2014 Manchin Applauds Obama Decision to Prepare Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan
Feb. 7, 2014 Senators Blunt, Manchin Introduce Bill To Encourage Domestic Production Of Rare Earth Minerals, Boost U.S. Jobs & Innovation
Feb. 6, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Senators Push for Congressional Vote Before Extending Afghanistan Troop Presence
Feb. 6, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Senators Push for Congressional Vote Before Extending Afghanistan Troop Presence
Nov. 19, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014--Continued
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Sec. Chuck Hagel, Dept of Defense - Restore Death Benefits for Families of Fallen Heroes
Oct. 4, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Pay National Guard, Reserves During Shutdown
Sept. 10, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 10, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 9, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 4, 2013 Metro News- Where the Delegation Stands on Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 The Hill - Democrat Asks Constituents for Syria Input via Email, Twitter, Facebook
June 19, 2013 Parkersburg News and Sentinel - Senator Manchin Amendments of Defense Pass Committee
June 11, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee - Hearing to Mark Up the Readiness and Management Support Programs Contained in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
May 17, 2013 Manchin Remembers Servicemembers on Armed Forces Day
March 19, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 12, 2013 Manchin Applauds Secretary Hagel's Decision to Review Drone Medal
March 11, 2013 Military Medal Precedence
Jan. 31, 2013 Hearing of the United States Senate Committee on Armed Services - Confirmation Hearing of the Nomination of Charles T. Hagel
Jan. 25, 2013 Manchin's Message from the Hill to the Mountains: Prioritizing Based on West Virginia Values
Jan. 24, 2013 Manchin Supports Chuck Hagel Nomination
Jan. 23, 2013 Manchin Unveils Legislative Priorities for the 113th Congress
Jan. 13, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" Transcript: Foreign Policy and Gun Control
Jan. 11, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Combat Troops in Afghanistan
Jan. 7, 2013 Manchin Statement on Hagel, Brennan Nominations
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran
Dec. 6, 2012 Coburn, Manchin Amendment Pressuring Pentagon to Produce Audit Passes Senate Unanimously
Dec. 4, 2012 Manchin Defense Measures Cut Wasteful Contracting, Protect Veterans' Benefits and Get Troops Out of Afghanistan
Nov. 29, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Continued
Nov. 29, 2012 Manchin Co-Sponsors Resolution to End War in Afghanistan
Oct. 18, 2012 Manchin Applauds Growing Support to End Military Contractors' Exorbitant Salaries and Stand Up for a Strong Defense
Sept. 29, 2012 The Huntington Herald-Dispatch - Manchin Seeks More State Sovereignty
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. 12, 2012 Manchin Statement on Killings and Violence in Libya And Egypt
Aug. 29, 2012 At Defense Roundtable, Manchin, National Guard and Experts Outline Ways to Strengthen Military and Save Money
Aug. 2, 2012 Senators Offer Bipartisan Bill to Force the Pentagon to Audit its Books
Aug. 2, 2012 Manchin Introduces Measure to Strengthen Backup Electricity Generation in America
July 26, 2012 Manchin: "Recent Storms are Just a Taste -- Imagine if Breakdown Was Intentional'
June 28, 2012 Manchin Praises Dupont's Commitment to National Guard and Reserve
May 16, 2012 Manchin Determined to Bring People Together for Bipartisan Budget Solution
April 18, 2012 Manchin Grills Defense Department Officials on Overreliance on Private Contractors Overseas
March 30, 2012 Column: Reducing America's Reliance on Expensive Military Service Contractors
March 22, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Afghanistan
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