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Mike Honda's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' M. Honda
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 17, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 17
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 2 Children: Mark, Michelle
Birth Date: 06/27/1941
Birth Place: Walnut Creek, CA
Home City: San José, CA
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Responsible Body Armor Possession Act Keeps Military Armor out of the Wrong Hands
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 16, 2014 Conyers Joins with Congressman Honda to Introduce Toxic Exposure Research & Military Family Support Act
June 16, 2014 Congressman Honda Introduces Toxic Exposure Research and Military Support Act of 2014
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Secretary Charles Timothy Hagel, Department of Defense - Protect Service Members from High-Cost Loans
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Oct. 2, 2012 Letter to Jeh C. Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
May 7, 2012 Reps. Chu, Cummings, Honda, and Others to Introduce Legislation to Prevent Hazing in the Military
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - National Defense Priorities from Members for the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act
Feb. 2, 2012 Congressional Leaders Call for Hearings into Military Hazing
Jan. 23, 2012 Letter to Secretary McHugh
Jan. 19, 2012 Congresswoman Chu Calls for Congressional Hearings on Hazing in the Military
Sept. 21, 2011 The Official Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Aug. 24, 2011 Blog: This Can Be a Tipping Point For Equality, If We Push
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
April 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - California Federal Disaster Assistance
April 4, 2011 The Oakland Tribune - Political Blotter: Watchdogs say Oakland, SF police should shun FBI
March 31, 2011 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, The United States House of Representatives
Dec. 10, 2010 Huffington Post - Senate DADT Obstructionists Joined the Wrong Side of America's Civil Rights History
Dec. 10, 2010 The Hill - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal will not be stopped in long run (Rep. Mike Honda)
Dec. 2, 2010 The Hill - Congress must act to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (Rep. Mike Honda)
Dec. 2, 2010 Huffington Post - Congress Must Repeal the Military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
Oct. 1, 2010 Don't Ask Don't Tell
Sept. 2, 2010 Statement on Iraq Drawdown
Feb. 11, 2010 Repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell
Oct. 6, 2009 Repeal The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 14, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
July 31, 2008 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009
June 19, 2008 Supplemental Appropriations Act 2008
May 16, 2008 House Votes Again to Bring Our Troops Home
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
March 30, 2007 Rep. Honda Statement on Breaking CPL Pat Tillman News
March 27, 2007 Letter: To Ike Skelton, Chairman, Committee on Armed Services & Duncan Hunter, Ranking Member, Committee on Armed Services
March 24, 2007 Honda Dismayed by Tillman Report Leak
March 6, 2007 Honda Introducces Bill Protecting Student Privacy in Military Recruiting
March 6, 2007 Comfort Women
Jan. 10, 2007 Honda Calls on Congress to Check President's Failed War Policy
Sept. 6, 2005 Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of V-J Day and the End of World War II in the Pacific
Aug. 31, 2005 Honda Sends Open Letter of Support to Cindy Sheehan
June 24, 2005 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
Oct. 4, 2004 Larson and Colleagues Urge GAO to Investigate Overextension of Armed Forces
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